Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 8 - Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems - 8.2 - Graphing Linear Equations - Concept Quiz 8.2 - Page 341: 1



Work Step by Step

In order for a graph to be a straight line, it may not have a power of $x$ that is greater than $1$. Since $y=x^2$ has a power of $x$ that is $2$, it would be a parabola, not a straight line.
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