# How do you find the x and y intercepts for y = 5 – 1/2x?

Dec 28, 2015

$x$ intercept is $10$ and $y$ intercept is $5$.

#### Explanation:

$y = 5 - \frac{1}{2} x$

For $y = 0$,
$\frac{1}{2} x = 5$
$\implies x = 10$

For $x = 0$,
$y = 5$

Therefore $x$ intercept is $10$ and $y$ intercept is $5$.