# How do you write #1/2x + y = 3# in standard form?

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#### Explanation:

For this equation, the standard form is

We are looking to have only

Luckily, it is not too complicated in this case. We can simply subtract

we can rearrange this to give

This fits our standard form,

#### Explanation:

My understanding of "standard form" for a linear equation is

with integer constant values for

Multiplying both sides of the given equation by