# How to find the y-intercept given y=8x-3?

May 3, 2015

The y-intercept is the value on the y-axis where the graph of the equation intersects the y-axis.
$x = 0$ for all points along the y-axis

The y-intercept of $y = 8 x - 3$
is $y = 8 \left(0\right) - 3$
$= 3$