How do you find the x and y intercepts for #2y=4x+6#?

1 Answer
Mar 2, 2016

Answer:

x-intercept = #-3/2 #
y-intercept = 3

Explanation:

2y = 4x + 6 is the equation of a line. When the line crosses the x-axis the y-coord will be zero. Let y = 0 in the equation to find x-intercept.

y = 0 : 4x + 6 = 0 → 4x = - 6 #→ x = - 3/2 #

Similarly , when the line crosses the y-axis the x-coord will be zero.

x = 0 : 2y = 6 → y = 3