An example of linear equation is y=mx + b.

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## linear equation

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## linear equation

noun

*y*= 2

*x*+ 7 or 3

*x*+ 2

*y*−

*z*= 4, in which the highest degree term in the variable or variables is of the first degree. The graph of such an equation is a straight line if there are two variables.

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*y*= 4

*x*+ 3, in which the variables are of the first degree (that is, raised only to the first power). The graph of such an equation is a straight line.

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(*plural* linear equations)

- (mathematics) A polynomial equation of the first degree (such as x = 2y - 7)

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