Graphing a System of Equations using Intercepts

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How to graph a system of equations using the intercepts

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you graph a system of equations?
  • How do you solve a system of equations using intercepts?
  • How do you graph 9x - 2y = 11?
  • How do you graph 5x + 4y = 13?
  • How do you find the x- and y-intercepts of an equation?
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    This lesson shows an example problem taking two equations, finding the intercepts, and making a rough graph of the equations. Each step involved in solving for x and y in each equation and graphing them is shown. The intersection point is not found exactly, but the solution is estimated based on the rough graphs.