# How do you find the x and y intercepts of #-4x=8y+12#?

##### 2 Answers

Mar 29, 2017

#### Answer:

x-intercept:

y-intercept:

#### Explanation:

The x-intercept occurs when the line crosses the x-axis. If you think about it, this point occurs when

When

The y-intercept occurs when the line crosses the y-axis. As above, this point occurs when

When

Mar 29, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

To find the

#color(blue)"x and y intercepts"#

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

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

#x=0to8y+12=0to8y=-12toy=-3/2#

#y=0to-4x=0+12to-4x=12tox=-3#

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