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Posted by **orpheus** on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 7:43pm.

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**Reiny**, Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 8:56pmsuppose you have an equation in standard form

e.g.

4x - 5y - 8 = 0

step 1. "move" all terms except the y term to the other side

-5y = -4x + 8

step 2. divide each term by the coefficient of the y term

-5y/-5 = -4x/-5 + 8/-5

y = (4/5)x - 8/5

all it takes is 2 steps

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