A general term meaning "written down in the way most commonly accepted"

It depends on the subject:

• For numbers: in Britain it means "Scientific Notation", in other countries it means "Expanded Form" (such as 125 = 100+20+5)

• For a line it means the form: Ax + By = C

• For equations it means the form: (some expression) = 0

• For a quadratic equation it means the form: ax

And there are more.

It depends on the subject:

• For numbers: in Britain it means "Scientific Notation", in other countries it means "Expanded Form" (such as 125 = 100+20+5)

• For a line it means the form: Ax + By = C

• For equations it means the form: (some expression) = 0

• For a quadratic equation it means the form: ax

^{2}+ bx + cAnd there are more.

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