# How do you find the y-intercept given 2x+y=5?

Jul 11, 2015

The $y$-intercept is at ($0 , 5$).

#### Explanation:

You set $x = 0$ and solve for $y$.

$2 x + y = 5$

2×0 + y = 5

$0 + y = 5$

$y = 5$

The $y$-intercept is at ($0 , 5$).