# How do you find the x and y intercept given #3x+8y=10#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 17, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"to find the intercepts, that is where the graph crosses"#

#"the x and y axes"#

#• " let x = 0, in the equation for y-intercept"#

#• " let y = 0, in the equation for x-intercept"#

#x=0rArr8y=10rArry=5/4larrcolor(red)"y-intercept"#

#y=0rArr3x+0=10rArrx=10/3larrcolor(red)"x-intercept"#