Solve the equation for .
Apply the distributive property.
Add and .
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Divide each term by and simplify.
Divide each term in by .
Cancel the common factor of .
Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
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 .
Determine if Linear 11x+3(y+x)=5