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DogLuverSarah2012
 2 years ago
Can someone please help me understand how to write equations in standard form using integers?
DogLuverSarah2012
 2 years ago
Can someone please help me understand how to write equations in standard form using integers?

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joshi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so standard form is x+y = some number so here we have to get 5 on one side by itself

DogLuverSarah2012
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok so tahts the part that cnfuses me is getting the number 5 alone on 1 side. The quation is adding so that means you'd have to subtract 2x from each side???

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Standard form for a linear equation (the equation that graphs as a straight line) is ax + by = c, where a, b, and c are numbers. In this case, subtract 2x from both sides, and you'll get it.

DogLuverSarah2012
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thats the part that really confuses me...I got 5=y2x.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Start again: y = 2x + 5 The y is already on the left, and the 5 is already on the right. All you need to do, is get the 2x on the left side.

DogLuverSarah2012
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so then itd be 2xy=5.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1To do that, subtract 2x from both sides: y = 2x + 5 2x 2x  2x + y = 5 Answer is 2x + y = 5

DogLuverSarah2012
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok thank you very much!

joshi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's actually the same thing you got the first time though
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