# SOLUTION: -x+5y=10 use the intercepts to graph the equation

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Question 363121: -x+5y=10 use the intercepts to graph the equation
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To find the x-intercept, set and solve for .

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To find the y-intercept, set and solve for .

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Plot the points, then connect them with a line.
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#### x-intercept

To find the x-intercept, plug in and solve for x

Plug in .

Multiply and 0 to get 0.

Simplify.

Divide both sides by to isolate .

Reduce.

So the x-intercept is .

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#### y-intercept

To find the y-intercept, plug in and solve for y

Plug in .

Simplify.

Divide both sides by to isolate .

Reduce.

So the y-intercept is .

Now let's plot the points and which are the x and y intercepts respectively.

Now draw a straight line through the plotted points to graph .

Graph of