Posted by glo on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 7:57pm.
What is the xintercept 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)

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

algebra  Reiny, Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 10:25pm
For the xintercept, 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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