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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