In this lesson, you will learn how to put a linear equation in standard form when A is negative. The standard form equation has the coefficient of the x variable as a positive integer, and all coefficients must have the greatest common factor of 1. The steps involve rearranging the equation to get the y variable on one side and then dividing by the negative value of A to make it positive.
Putting a linear equation in standard form when A is negative
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How do I write a linear equation in standard form?
How do I write -8x=9y+3 in standard form?
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The teacher in this lesson shows how to take a linear equation that is not written in standard form and write it in standard form.