# How do I find the x-intercepts of the graph of #y=x^2+2x-8#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 13, 2014

The x-intercepts are the ordered pairs that have values of 0 for the y-values.

Various methods exist:

1) Graphing

2) Quadratic Formula

3) Factoring

Let's factor. The coefficient of the

Factors of -8:

Now set each factor equal to zero.

The x-intercepts are