# How do you graph #x+2y=8# using intercepts?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 6, 2017

#### Answer:

The x-intercept is

The y-intercept is

#### Explanation:

Graph:

The x-intercept is the value of

To get the x-intercept, substitute

The x-intercept is

To get the y-intercept, substitute

Divide by

The y-intercept is

You now have two points on the line. You can plot them and then draw a straight line through the points.

graph{x+2y=8 [-12.55, 12.76, -5.42, 7.24]}