How do you find the x and y intercept given y= 4x-2?

Apr 22, 2018

$x$-intercept: $2$

$y$-intercept: $- 2$

Explanation:

Find the $x$-intercept by making $y = 0$

$0 = 4 x - 2$

$2 = 4 x$

$x = 2$

Find the $y$-intercept by making $x = 0$

$y = 4 \left(0\right) - 2$

$y = 0 - 2$

$y = - 2$