# What are the intercepts of #-6y-2x=5#?

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#### Explanation:

Solve the equation for y:

Set the equation equal to zero in order to find the y values that are 0 which are the intercepts

In order to get a fraction equal to 0, only the numerator needs to equal 0 so we can ignore the denominator

Intercept at

**Finding the X-intercept:**

Plug

What this does, in effect, is causes the

Thus, if

**Finding the Y-intercept:**

Similar to the previous example, plug in

Which gives us a

A graph of the line can help to confirm your answers:

graph{-(2x+5)/6 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}

The point where the line crosses the

The