Worked example: intercepts from an equation (Full video)

Khan Academy

Supporting grades: 8

Description: Sal demonstrates how to find the x and y-intercepts of an equation in order to graph it. We're told to find the x- and y-intercepts for the graph of this equation: 2 y plus 1/3x is equal to 12. And just as a bit of a refresher, the x-intercept is the point on the graph that intersects the x-axis. And by the exact same argument, the y-intercept occurs when we're not to the right or the left of the y-axis, so that's when x is equal to 0.

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