# SOLUTION: Find the x and y intercepts of the equation 3x-5y=9

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 Question 119191: Find the x and y intercepts of the equation 3x-5y=9Answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given equation Let's find the x-intercept To find the x-intercept, let y=0 and solve for x: Plug in Simplify Divide both sides by 3 Reduce So the x-intercept is (note: the x-intercept will always have a y-coordinate equal to zero) ------------------ Start with the given equation Now let's find the y-intercept To find the y-intercept, let x=0 and solve for y: Plug in Simplify Divide both sides by -5 Reduce So the y-intercept is (note: the y-intercept will always have a x-coordinate equal to zero) ------------------------------------------ So we have these intercepts: x-intercept: y-intercept: