# Monomial vs. Linear

## Difference Between Monomial and Linear

Relative to a polynomial consisting of one term.

Having the form of a line; straight.

#### Monomialnoun

(mathematics) A single term consisting of a product of numbers and variables with positive integer exponents.

5x²y is a monomial

Of or relating to lines.

Made in a step-by-step, logical manner.

Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.

(mathematics) Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form $y = ax + b$.

(physics) A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension as opposed to area or volume.

a linear meter

designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree

of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension;

a linear foot

of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input;

analogue devicelinear amplifier

of a leaf shape; long and narrow

measured lengthwise;

cost of lumber per running foot