Total Questions :19

Express the following linear equations in the form ax + by + c = 0 and indicate the values of a, b and c in each case:
(i) 2x + 3y = 9.35               (ii) x - y/5 - 10 = 0                  (iii) -2x + 3y = 6                (iv) x = 3y
(v) 2x = -5y                        (vi) 3x + 2 = 0                        (vii) y - 2 = 0                     (viii) 5 = 2x

Answer

(i) 2x + 3y = 9.35
⇒ 2x + 3y - 9.35 = 0
On comparing this equation with ax + by + c = 0, we get
a = 2x, b = 3 and c = -9.35

(ii) x - y/5 - 10 = 0
On comparing this equation with ax + by + c = 0, we get
a = 1, b = -1/5 and c = -10


(iii) -2x + 3y = 6
⇒ -2x + 3y - 6 = 0
On comparing this equation with ax + by + c = 0, we get
a = -2, b = 3 and c = -6

(iv) x = 3y
⇒ x - 3y = 0
On comparing this equation with ax + by + c = 0, we get
a = 1, b = -3 and c = 0

(v) 2x = -5y
⇒ 2x + 5y = 0
On comparing this equation with ax + by + c = 0, we get
a = 2, b = 5 and c = 0

(vi) 3x + 2 = 0
⇒ 3x + 0y + 2 = 0
On comparing this equation with ax + by + c = 0, we get
a = 3, b = 0 and c = 2

(vii) y - 2 = 0
⇒ 0x + y - 2 = 0
On comparing this equation with ax + by + c = 0, we get
a = 0, b = 1 and c = -2

(viii) 5 = 2x
⇒ -2x + 0y + 5 = 0
On comparing this equation with ax + by + c = 0, we get
a = -2, b = 0 and c = 5