Posted by **glo** on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 7:57pm.

What is the x-intercept of the line represented by the following equation?

5x - 37 = -2

A. (0, 2/3)

B. (2/3, 0)

C. (0, -2/5)

D. (-2/5, 0)

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**glo**, Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 8:21pm
5x - 3y = -2 * whoops

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 10:25pm
For the x-intercept, let y = 0

(put your pinkie finger over the y term and mentally solve what is left of the equation.)

I see 5x = -2 , so

x = -2/5

Of course we let y = 0, so the point is (-2/5, 0)

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