# A line passes through (2,1), (0,-2), (-2,-3), what is the y intercept?

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May 27, 2015

You can see this from your second set of coordinates where for

Graphically:

May 27, 2015

Obviously, given the second data point

but the given data points (2,1), (0,-2), (-2,-3) are not points on a straight line,

The underlying equation could be a parabola (with a horizon axis of symmetry) or some more complex relationship.

Other y-intercepts are possible.