How do you find the x and y intercepts for #2x+y=14#?

2 Answers
Apr 6, 2018

Answer:

#x=7y=14#

Explanation:

The intercepts are where the graph crosses the two axes.
The #y# axis is the line #x=0#
The # x# axis is the line #y=0#
So substitute the values #x=0 and y=0#

#2x+0=14#.
#2x=14#.
#x=14#

#0+y=14#
#y=14#

Apr 6, 2018

Answer:

#x=7#
#y=14#

Explanation:

it intercepts the #y# axis when the #x# equal to zero.

#2(0)+y=14#

at #y=14#

it intercepts the #x# axis when the #y# equal to zero.

#2(x)+0=14#

#x=7#