The linear equation * *is in standard form, where *A*, *B*, and

*C *are real numbers and *A *and *B *both are not zero.

All linear equations can be written in standard form.

The original** **equation is a linear equation**.**

To write first equivalent equation,

Multiply the given equation each side by 2.

(Distribute 2)

(Multiply: )

To write second equivalent equation, multiply the given equation each side by 3.

(Distribute 3)

(Multiply: )

The two equations in standard form that are equivalent to are

and .

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