# How do you find the x and y intercepts for 2x+y=1?

The x intercept is when $y = 0$ and the y intercept is when $x = 0$
x-intercept: $2 x + 0 = 1$
$x = \frac{1}{2}$ => x intercept is $\left(\frac{1}{2} , 0\right)$
y-intercept: $2 \cdot 0 + y = 1$
y intercept is $\left(0 , 1\right)$