Respected Sir/Mam,
If while representing anything in the linear equations in 2 variables we get an answer like 2x+4y=40.
So is it necesarry that we write it in the form 2x+4y-40=0.

Asked by deeksha_pareek | 1st Jul, 2014, 07:40: PM

Expert Answer:


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You can represent it in both the ways and both are correct.

It is not necessary that you should represent it in the mentioned way.

So your answer 2x+4y=40 is correct.


Topperlearning Team.

Answered by Vimala Ramamurthy | 2nd Jul, 2014, 09:11: AM