# What are the intercepts of #-15y-23x=8#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 20, 2016

#### Explanation:

This is the equation of a straight line. When the line crosses the x-axis , the corresponding y-coordinate will be zero. By letting y=0 and substituting into equation will give x=intercept.

y = 0 : - 23x = 8

# rArr x = -8/23 # Similarly for when the line crosses the y-axis. Let x = 0.

x = 0 : - 15y = 8

#rArr y = -8/15 #