# How do you find the x and y intercepts of #y=4x-2#?

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Jan 31, 2017

#### Answer:

See the entire explanation below:

#### Explanation:

Because this equation is in the slope-intercept form you can obtain the y-intercept directly from the equation.

The slope-intercept form of a linear equation is:

or in this case:

Where

Therefore the y-intercept is

To find the x-intercept we set

Therefore the x-intercept is