# SOLUTION: What are the points that lie on the line 2x + 3y + 5 = 0 Thank you

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 Question 118746: What are the points that lie on the line 2x + 3y + 5 = 0 Thank youAnswer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!FIRST YOU NEED TO PUT THIS EQUATION INTO THE STANDARD LINE FORMULA: Y=mX+b WHERE m=SLOPE & b=THE Y INTERCEPT. 2X+3Y+5=0 3Y=-2X-5 Y=-2X/3-5/3 (graph 300x300 pixels, x from -4 to 4, y from -4 to 4, y = -2x/3 -5/3). YOU NOW HAVE A SLOPE=(-2/3) & A Y INTERCEPT=(-5/3). TO FIND ANY SET OF POINTS ON THIS LINE JUST SET X=0 & SOLVE FOR Y: Y=-2*0-5/3 Y=-5/3 SO WE HAVE THE POINT (0,-5/3) YOU CAN ALSO SET Y=0 AND SOLVE FOR X: 0=-2X/3-5/3 -2X/3=5/3 NOW CROSS MULTIPLY. -6X=15 X=15/-6 X=-5/2 SO WE HAVE THE POINT (-5/2,0)