What are the intercepts of -5y+3x=1?

Nov 21, 2015

Y-intercept

$y = \frac{- 1}{5}$

X-intercept

$x = \frac{1}{3}$

Explanation:

Given -

$- 5 y + 3 x = 1$

To find y-intercept put $x = 0$

$- 5 y + 3 \left(0\right) = 1$
$y = \frac{- 1}{5}$

To find x-intercept put $y = 0$

$- 5 \left(0\right) + 3 x = 1$
$x = \frac{1}{3}$