# How do you find the x and y intercept of #-16x^2+24x-5#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 17, 2015

Solve

Answers: 1/4 and 5/4

#### Explanation:

To find y-intercept, make x = 0 --> y = - 5

To find x-intercepts, solve

I use the new Transforming Method (Google, Yahoo Search).

Transformed equation:

Factor pairs of (80) -->...(2, 40)(4, 20). This sum is 24 = -b. Then the 2 real roots are: y1 = 4 and y2 = 20.

Back to original equation (1), the 2 real roots are: