# What are the intercepts of #7x-9y=8#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 26, 2016

The x-intercept is

The y-intercept is

#### Explanation:

Intercepts are points where a graph crosses the x and y axis.

For a linear equation, like your problem, it is very easy to locate these two points. First the x-intercept can be found by substituting "0" in place of the "y" in your equation.

In the same way, you can calculate the y-intercept by substituting "0" in for the "x" variable in the equation.