How do you find the x and y intercepts for #4x - 1/3y = -2#?

1 Answer
Jun 11, 2018

Answer:

#"x-intercept "=-1/2," y-intercept "=6#

Explanation:

#"to find the intercepts, that is where the graph crosses"#
#"the x and y axes"#

#• " let x = 0, in the equation for y-intercept"#

#• " let y = 0, in the equation for x-intercept"#

#x=0rArr-1/3y=-2rArry=6larrcolor(red)"y-intercept"#

#y=0rArr4x=-2rArrx=-1/2larrcolor(red)"x-intercept"#