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Help Converting y=2/3x+1 to Standard Form?

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Please show me how to do it! I do not really understand it.

 

asked Mar 2, 2013 in PRE-ALGEBRA by chrisgirl Apprentice

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The standard form line equation is Ax+By = C.

The line equation is y = (2/3)x + 1.

Subtract 1 from each side.

y - 1 = 2x/3

Multiply each side by 3.

3(y - 1) = 2x

3y - 3 = 2x

Subtract 3y from each side.

2x - 3y = - 3.

This is the standard form of the given line equation.

answered Aug 1, 2014 by lilly Expert

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