# How do you find the x and y intercepts of #3x-7y+20=0#?

##### 2 Answers

Jul 10, 2018

**x-intercept:**

**y-intercept:**

#### Explanation:

Given equation of straight line:

Comparing the above equation with the intercept form of the straight line:

**x-intercept:**

**y-intercept:**

Jul 10, 2018

#### 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-7y=-20rArry=20/7larrcolor(red)"y-intercept"#

#y=0rArr3x=-20rArrx=-20/3larrcolor(red)"x-intercept"#