How do you graph using the intercepts for #-2x+y=1#?

1 Answer
Apr 15, 2018

Answer:

#"x-intercept " = -1/2, " y-intercept " = 1#

Explanation:

#-2x + y = 1#

When y = 0, #-2x = 1 " or x-intercept " = -1/2#

Similarly, when x = 0, #y = 1 " or y-intercept " = 1#

Now we can plot two points #(x_1, y_1) = (-1/2, 0), (x_2,y_2) = (0,1)# on a graph sheet to get the the line.

graph{2x + 1 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}