# Which of the following would be a linear term in a quadratic trinomial? (5x⁻¹), (5x⁰), (5x), (5x²)

##### 1 Answer

Mar 29, 2018

5x is the linear term

#### Explanation:

It is called the linear term because it is raised to the first power (anything raised to the first power is itself).

5x could literally be written as