# How do you find the intercepts for y= -3x+6?

Apr 13, 2018

$y = 6$ (y-intercept)
$x = 2$ (x-intercept)
Since the linear equation is in the form $y = m x + b$, we know the y-intercept is $x = 6$.
We can find the x-intercept by setting $y$ to $0$.
$0 = - 3 x + 6$
$3 x = 6$
$x = 2$