How do you write this equation in standard form
in Algebra 1 Answers by

Your answer

Your name to display (optional):
Privacy: Your email address will only be used for sending these notifications.
Anti-spam verification:
To avoid this verification in future, please log in or register.

1 Answer

2/3x=-5/2y+2

How do you write this equation in standard form

An equation (of a straight line) in standard form is like this.

ax + by = c

the x-term and y-term are both on the lhs and the constant term is by itself on the rhs.

When our equation is

2/3x = -5/2y + 2

We can write this as,

2/3x + 5/2y = 2

It is now in standard form, but we can "pretty it up" by gettting rid of the fractions.

Multiply both sides by 6. This gives us.

4x + 15y = 12

by Level 11 User (81.5k points)

Related questions

1 answer
1 answer
1 answer
Welcome to MathHomeworkAnswers.org, where students, teachers and math enthusiasts can ask and answer any math question. Get help and answers to any math problem including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus, trigonometry, fractions, solving expression, simplifying expressions and more. Get answers to math questions. Help is always 100% free!
86,974 questions
95,835 answers
2,361 comments
24,325 users