# How do you find the x and y intercepts for #2x - y = 8#?

##### 2 Answers

x-intercept:

y-intercept:

#### Explanation:

The x-intercept is the value of

Substituting

[Some instructors prefer to have the intercept written as as a coordinate pair; in this case, the coordinates for the x-intercept would be

Similary, the y-intercept is the value of

Substituting

[...or, given as a coordinate pair:

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

To find the

The y-intercept is

To find the

The x-intercept is