Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

A linear equation is an equation of a straight line, which means that the degree of a linear equation must be or for each of its variables. In this case, the degree of variable is and the degree of variable is .

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Determine if Linear y-2(x+9)=0