Finding Intercepts of a Linear Equation

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Taught by mrbrianmclogan
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Errors in this video:

At about the 1:14 mark, the teacher says where does the line cross the y intercept; he should say where does it cross the y axis.

At about the 2:39 mark, the teacher says where it crosses the x intercept; he should have said the x axis.

At about the 2:50 mark, the teacher says that it crosses where x=2.5; he should have said -2.5.

Lesson Description:

How to find the x and y intercepts of a graph table and equation

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What does x intercept mean?
  • What does y intercept mean?
  • How do I find the x intercept and the y intercept of a linear equation by graphing?
  • How do I find the x intercept and the y intercept of a linear equation with a table of values?
  • How do I find the x intercept and the y intercept of a linear equation with an equation?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson shows 3 ways to find the x and y intercept of a linear function: 1. By Graphing 2. With a table of values 3. With an equation