# Math Help - strict convexity question

1. ## strict convexity question

hi, I have a question. any help is appreciated.
If I add a linear function to a strictly convex function, is the resulting (sum) function still strictly convex?
thanks a bunch.

kardes

2. ## Re: strict convexity question

Adding a linear function wont alter the second derivative so I think it still will be.

3. ## Re: strict convexity question

I think so too. thanks a lot for your time!