# How do you graph #6x+4y=12# using intercepts?

##### 1 Answer

See explanation

#### Explanation:

Given:

Believe it or not, if you divide both sides by 2 and plot you will find that both equations produce exactly the same plot.

Divide both sides by 2

You could manipulate this into the form

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We know that the x-axis crosses the y-axis at

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We know that the y-axis crosses the x-axis at

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Mark your points and draw a straight line through them.