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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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  1. 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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