Tim owns a sporting goods store. Is each situation linear?
Select Yes or No for each statement.

He sells 5 propane stoves each day for 4 consecutive days.
Tim's profit decreases by $125 each day for 5 days.
Tim's profit doubles each month for 3 consecutive months.
Tim sells 2 fewer fishing poles each day for 1 week

1 Answer

  • 1 and 2 are linear  - the sales/decreases arae same for each day
    3 is not linear as doubling the profit is an increasing amount each month.
    4 is linear.