# How do you write the equation y-5=-2(x+6) in standard form?

Jul 7, 2017

$2 x + y = - 7$

#### Explanation:

The standard form of a linear equation is $A x + B y = C$.

$y - 5 = - 2 \left(x + 6\right)$
$y - 5 = - 2 x - 12$
$2 x + y - 5 = - 12$
$2 x + y = - 12 + 5$
$2 x + y = - 7$