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

##### 1 Answer

Sep 26, 2016

#### Answer:

x-int = 8

y-int = 2

#### Explanation:

An intercept is a point in the axis of interest at which the line passes through. Since the value of the other variable at the axis is 0, simply substitute 0 to the other variable to get the desired intercept

To get the x-intercept, substitute 0 to y,

Similarly, substitute 0 to x to get the y intercept