How do you find the intercepts for #2x − y = 8#?

1 Answer
Mar 29, 2018

Answer:

#color(blue)(( 0,-8)#

#color(blue)(( 4,0)#

Explanation:

#2x-y=8#

The y axis intercept occurs where #x=0#:

#2(0)-y=8#

#-y=8#

#y=-8#

Coordinates:

#color(blue)((0,-8)#

The x axis intercept occurs where #y=0#

#2x-(0)=8#

#2x=8#

#x=8/2=4#

Coordinates:

#color(blue)((4,0)#