# Put #y-2=-2/3(x+1)# into standard form?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 23, 2017

#### Explanation:

We have:

and we want to put it into a form that looks like:

We can do this by first multiplying both sides by 3 to get rid of the denominator on the right side:

Distribute out the brackets:

Let's now move the

Let's check this by graphing both forms. This is

graph{y-2=-2/3(x+1) [-10, 10, -5, 5]}

and this is

graph{2x+3y-4=0 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}