Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 4 - An Introduction to Functions - 4-3 Patterns and Nonlinear Functions - Lesson Check: 4

Answer

a. linear function b. nonlinear

Work Step by Step

To start with a, the graph is a straight line. An easy way to remember is that "linear" has line, so if the graph is a straight line, it is linear. Then to b, it looks like a sine or cosine graph which is wavy shaped. So it is non linear since it does not follow a set rule.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.