# How do you graph #-4x+y=2#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 15, 2017

Refer to the explanation.

#### Explanation:

Graph:

You need to determine two points on the line. The easiest way is to determine the x- and y-intercepts.

**X-Intercept: the value of #x# when #y=0#**

Divide both sides by

Simplify.

Point:

**Y-Intercept: value of #y# when #x=0#**

Point:

Plot the two points and draw a straight line through them.

graph{-4x+y=2 [-14.58, 9.26, -4.22, 7.7]}