Putting an Equation in Standard Form

Putting an Equation in Standard Form
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Part of video series Forms of Equations
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At about the 1:54 mark, the teacher does not multiply the right hand side of the equation by 20 after he multiplies everything on the left hand side by 20. His final answer is also wrong because of this; he should get 15x+8y=20.
Putting an equation in standard form when you have fractions
  • How do I get a linear equation into standard form when the coefficients of x and y are fractions?
  • How do I write (-3/4)x=(2/5)y-1 in standard form?
This lesson shows how to get a linear equation into standard form when the coefficients in front of x and y are fractions.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on May 25, 2012.
 
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