Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321749006
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-900-0

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions - Chapter Review - Review Exercises - Page 39: 8



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The function $$y=2x^2+3$$ is not of the form $$f(x)=mx+b$$ with real numbers, $m$ and $b$. It involves $x$ to the second power which would plot as a parabola, not a line.
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