# What are the x and y intercept of 2x - 3y = -12?

Apr 7, 2015

Given the equation $2 x - 3 y = - 12$

If $y = 0$
$2 x = - 12$
$x = - 6$
The x-intercept is $\left(- 6\right)$

If $x = 0$
$- 3 y = - 12$
$y = 4$
The y-intercept is $4$