# What are the intercepts for x+4y=-8?

Sep 24, 2015

Set $x = 0$ to get: $0 + 4 y = - 8$ and $y = - \frac{8}{4} = - 2$. So the y-imtercept will be:
$\left(0 , - 2\right)$
Set $y = 0$ to get $x + 0 = - 8$ and $x = - 8$. So the x-intercept will be:
$\left(- 8 , 0\right)$