Question #4471e

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Oct 27, 2017

Answer:

To find the #x and y# -intercepts of #x+y=-5,# you'll have to isolate #x# and then you'll have to isolate #y.#

Explanation:

You first need to isolate one of your variables (I chose to isolate #y#).

#x+y=-5" " rarr" "y=-x-5 #

You now know what the y-intercept is #(-5)#.

Then you isolate your other variable(for me its x).
# x+y=-5" "rarr" " x=-y-5#
You now know what the y intercept is #(-5).#

Here is the linear equation graphed.
graph{y=-x-5 [-13.75, 6.25, -5.12, 4.88]}