I need to convert slope-intercept form to standard for for my next test.

For example:

Convert 60x + 30y=15

First, I subtract 30y.

-30y = 60x + 15

Then, I divide by -30.

y = -2x - (1/2)

This is where I am confused. Would the (1/2) be negative or positive?

For example:

Convert 60x + 30y=15

First, I subtract 30y.

-30y = 60x + 15

Then, I divide by -30.

y = -2x - (1/2)

This is where I am confused. Would the (1/2) be negative or positive?