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Sophia.13

  • 3 years ago

Write y = –1/5x – 3 in standard form using integers.

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  1. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    standard form will of a line will be like \[Ax+By+c=0\]

  2. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    so first step is to multiply both sides of equation by 5

  3. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    tell me what you get ?

  4. Sophia.13
    • 3 years ago
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    y = -5x + 15 ?

  5. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    multiply every term by the LCD 5 multiply y by 5 to get 5y multiply -1/5x by 5 to get -x multiply -3 by 5 to get -15 ------------------------------------- so after all of those multiplications, we go from y = –1/5x – 3 to 5y = -x - 15 Now get it into Ax + By = C form

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