# What are the intercepts of #-4x-12y=9#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 31, 2016

x-intercept

y-intercept

#### Explanation:

**Finding the x-intercept**

To find the x-intercept, substitute

#-4x-12y=9#

#-4x-12(0)=9#

#-4x=9#

#color(green)(x=-9/4)#

**Finding the y-intercept**

To find the y-intercept, substitute

#-4x-12y=9#

#-4(0)-12y=9#

#-12y=9#

#y=-9/12#

#color(green)(y=-3/4)#