How do you find the x and y intercepts for #15x-9y=27#?

1 Answer
Mar 11, 2016

Answer:

The #y#-intercept is when #x=0# and the #x#-intercept is when #y=0#

Explanation:

To cut a corner you may have noticed that all numbers are divisable by #3#. So you get:

#5x-3y=9#

Set #x=0#
#5*0-3y=9->y=-3->(0,-3)#

Set #y=0#
#5x-3*0=9->x=9/5-> (+9/5,0)#
graph{5x/3-3 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}