Posted by **Kelly** on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 11:27am.

Is it possible for the x-intercept and the y-intercept of a straight line to be at the same point? Why or why not?

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**Reiny**, Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 11:34am
What are the x and y intercepts of a line that runs through the origin?

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**Reiny**, Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 11:35am
... This is "college" algebra ? Wow.

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**Jen**, Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 11:37am
Why do you have to make degrading comments all the time? Either help or don't.

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**Kelly**, Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 12:00pm
This is the question...is it possible and why?

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**Kelly**, Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 12:05pm
And yes this is College Algebra...some of us are better at things other than math. I'm doing great after being graduated for 17 years, a 9 year old, a husband and a full time job. I'm loving my A average thank you.

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**Jen**, Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 1:58pm
Agreed, Kelly. Good for you. I think what Reiny was getting at is at the origin the point is (0,0) so it is possible. Not 100% positive though.

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**carmelita**, Monday, April 25, 2011 at 10:30pm
The height of a triangle is 3 in. less than 5 times the length of its base. The area is 81 sq.ins. Find the lenght of is base and the height of the triangle.

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**Anonymous**, Monday, September 19, 2011 at 12:15pm
The coordinate of all relative maxima 2x^4+x^3-33x^2-16x+16

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