Posted by **Allyson** on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 5:46pm.

How do you find the x and y intercept of 3x+0.5y=6?

I know you set x and y to 0.. and then divide by the other variable's number.

I think?

Could somebody explain how to find the intercepts of this problem?

Thank you

-Allyson

- Algebra, finding the intercept, help? -
**bobpursley**, Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 6:04pm
x intercept, when y is zero

3x=6

x=2

y intercept,when x is zero

.5y=6

y=12

- Algebra, finding the intercept, help? -
**Allyson**, Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 6:05pm
When is y not 0?

- Algebra, finding the intercept, help? -
**bobpursley**, Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 6:15pm
y is not zero along the line 3x+.5y=6

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