# SOLUTION: y = 1/3x graph the equation and identify the y-intercept.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Graphs Question 316028: y = 1/3x graph the equation and identify the y-intercept.Answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Looking at we can see that the equation is in slope-intercept form where the slope is and the y-intercept is note: really looks like Since this tells us that the y-intercept is .Remember the y-intercept is the point where the graph intersects with the y-axis So we have one point Now since the slope is comprised of the "rise" over the "run" this means Also, because the slope is , this means: which shows us that the rise is 1 and the run is 3. This means that to go from point to point, we can go up 1 and over 3 So starting at , go up 1 unit and to the right 3 units to get to the next point Now draw a line through these points to graph So this is the graph of through the points and