Posted by **Larry** on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 9:37am.

Find the y-intercept and the x-intercept for the equation-25x+y=15

What is the y-intercept?

(Type an ordered pair)

What is the x-intercept?

(Type an ordered pair. Type integers or fractions for coordinates.

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**Jai**, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 9:58am
x-intercept occurs at y = 0. thus from the given equation, we set y = 0:

-25x + y = 15

-25x = 15

x = -3/5

thus x-intercept is at (-3/5 , 0)

y-intercept occurs at x = 0. thus from the given equation, we set x = 0:

-25x + y = 15

y = 15

thus y-intercept is at (0 , 15)

hope this helps~ :)

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