How do you find the x and y intercepts for #3x + 2y = 10#?

1 Answer
Mar 27, 2018

Answer:

The x-intercept is at #(10/3, 0)#, and the y-intercept is at #(0,5)#

Explanation:

The x-intercept is where #y=0#, and the y-intercept is where #x=0#.
X-intercept
#3x+2(0)=10#
#3x=10#
#x=10/3#
x-intercept = #(10/3, 0)#
Y-intercept
#3(0)+2y=10#
#2y=10#
#y=5#
y-intercept = #(0,5)#