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Is x/a+y/b=1 a valid equation form of a line? If so why?

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    I assume you mean a "straight" line and that a and b are constants.

    x/a + y/b = 1
    multiply be ab to get

    bx + ay = ab

    which has the pattern of
    Ax + By = C, the equation of a straight line.

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