# Linear Regression Model [closed]

Which of the following is NOT a linear regression model?

A. y = w_0 + w_1 * x

B. y = w_0 + w_1 * (x^2)

C. y = w_0 + w_1 * log(x)

D. y = w_0 * w_1 + log(w_1) * x


## closed as off-topic by John, kjetil b halvorsen, Juho Kokkala, Tim♦, gung - Reinstate Monica♦Dec 9 '15 at 10:46

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• please add 'self study' tag. it looks like a homework – Learner Dec 9 '15 at 6:46
• "This question does not show any research effort" certainly applies here... – Adrian Dec 9 '15 at 10:26

When we say "linear regression" we mean linearity in parameters, not variables. Therefore, A, B and C are linear (the parameters $w_0$ and $w_1$ enter the equations linearly) while D is not (the parameter $w_1$ enters in logarithm).