A while back in maths we were introduced to the linear equation in two forms:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex]a x + b y = c[/tex] (1)

[tex]y = m x + c[/tex] (2)

Now I can use both forms of these, but I was told that:

[tex] y = m x + c \Leftrightarrow a x + b y = c [/tex]

where [tex]m = \frac{a}{b} [/tex]

Thiis can't be right can it? As:

[tex]a x + b y = c [/tex]

[tex] b y = c - a x [/tex]

[tex] y = \frac{c}{b} - \frac{a x }{b}[/tex]

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# Homework Help: Different forms of linear equations

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