# How to check my data set is following non-linear to linear regression?

I have two data sets with y and X1,X2,X3,....,X6 all Xi's are independent variables and y is dependent variable.

Instructor said that one data set will follow linear regression and other will follow non- linear regression

I don't have any clue about this, how to check it (linearity/ Non-linearity) with my dataset no

• Can you tag this as a homework question? It might get a better response if it is recognized as such. – Dianne Cook Sep 25 '14 at 15:37

You've used the data-visualization tag and that's certainly a place you can start.