Precalculus (6th Edition)

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Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - 1.1 Linear Equations - 1.1 Exercises: 10

Answer

Option $(B)$

Work Step by Step

A linear equation is an equation whose variable's greatest degree is $1$. The equations in $A$, $C$, and $D$ have variables whose greatest degree is $1$ so all of them are linear equations. The equation in $B$ involves a variable whose greatest degree is $2$. Thus, the equation is not linear.
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