How do you find the x and y intercepts for #2x+y=9#?

1 Answer
Nov 13, 2015

Answer:

X-intercept = #9/2# and y-intercept = 9

Explanation:

Since the line representing the given equation passes through x = 0 and y = 0.
When x = 0,
2X0 +y = 9
y = 9
Hence y -intercept = 9
When y = 0
2x + 0 9
2x = 9
#2x/2# = #9/2#
#x# = #9/2#
Hence x-intercept = #9/2#