How do you find the x and y intercepts for #5x + 10y = 30#?

1 Answer
Apr 15, 2018

Answer:

#color(brown)("x-intercept "= 6, " y-intercept " = 3#

Explanation:

To find x & y intercepts of equation #5x + 10 y = 30#

Making y = 0,

#5x + 0 = 30, " or " x = 30 / 5 = 6#

Similarly, making x = 0,

#10y = 30 " or " y = 3#

This can be seen from the graph below :

graph{-(1/2)x + 3 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}