In this lesson, you will learn how to find the x and y intercepts of a quadratic equation. To find the y intercept, substitute 0 for x and solve for y. To find the x intercepts, substitute 0 for y and factor the equation. Three different factoring techniques, including using a box, taking out the leading term, and factoring by grouping, are discussed in detail to help you solve for the x intercepts, roots or solutions of the given equation.
How to factor an equation to find the x intercepts of the given equation
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