Finding Intercepts from an Equation

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In this lesson, you will learn how to find the x and y intercepts from an equation without graphing. By setting x or y equal to zero, you can solve for the other variable and find the points where the equation crosses the x and y axes. These points are the x and y intercepts, which you can use to graph the equation. This method is a useful tool for quickly finding intercepts and graphing equations without needing to rely on a visual representation.

Lesson Description:

How to find the x and y intercept from an equation

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do I find the x intercept from an equation?
  • How do I find the y intercept from an equation?
  • What are the x intercept and y intercept of 2x-5y=1?
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    This lesson teaches how to find the x intercept and the y intercept of a line from the equation of the line.