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8-100.

A line can be written in y = mx + b form.

A parabola has an x2 in the equation.

Solve the equation for y.
If it is a line, it will be in y = mx + b form.

It is a line.
5x + 2y = 7

$y=-\frac{5}{2}x+\frac{7}{2}$

It is a parabola.

It is a line.
y = 3 is the same as y = 0x + 3

It is a parabola.