Wednesday

January 28, 2015

January 28, 2015

Posted by **Sherrie** on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 3:30am.

- pre-algebra -
**Damon**, Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 6:55am5 x + 3 y = 15

first look at what happens when x = 0

3 y = 15

y = 5

Mark that point on your graph where x = 0 and y = 5

(0,5) Your y axis intercept

that is five units above the origin

Now what happens when y = 0?

5 x = 15

x = 3

So when y = 0 , x = 3

Mark that point on your graph

(3,0) Your x axis intercept

That is three units to the right of the origin

Now draw a straight line through those two points and you are finished.

You could have chosen any old values for x or y, but choosing zero makes it easy.

Your y axis intercept is when x = 0 and your x axis intercept is when y = 0

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

ALGEBRA - Can anyone give an example of a scenario that can be modeled with a ...

Algebra - Solve the following system of linear inequalities by graphing. x-3y>...

algebra - solve each literal equation for the indicated variable linear equation...

algebra - Given the linear equation y = 4x + 2, find the y-coordinates of the ...

algebra - Given the linear equation y=-3/5x-4, find the y-coordinates of the ...

Algebra - Given the linear equation y=-4/3x+1,find the y-coordinates of the ...

Algebra - Given the linear equation y=-4/3x+1,find the y-coordinates of the ...

Algebra - Determine if the relationship represented in the table is linear. If ...

math - Given the linear equation , find the y-coordinates of the points (-6...

math - Given the linear equation y=-3/2x+1, find the y-coordinates of the points...