Standard Form

The standard form of a line puts the x and y terms on the left hand side of the equation, makes the coefficient of the x-term positive, and puts everything else on the right side. The standard form is not used for graphing. In that case you would use the slope-intercept form.

Video Math Lesson on the Standard Form of a Line


Video courtesy of Ms Peridy (wetzelm:YouTube)

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