General Form

General Form Equation

A, B and C are constants and the values of A and B cannot both be equal to zero.

The equation is usually written with a positive value for A.

The slope of the line is:

Slope of a Line

The direction vector is:

Direction Vector


Examples

Determine the equation in general form of the line that passes through Point A = (1, 5) and has a slope of m = −2.

General Form Calculations

General Form Solution


Write the equation in general form of the line that passes through points A = (1, 2) and B = (−2, 5).

General Form Calculations

General Form Solution