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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-equations Question 378517: what is the x-intercept, slope, and y-intercept for this problem y=1/4x-4Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!what is the x-intercept, slope, and y-intercept for this problem y = x - 4 : The x intercept occurs when y = 0, replace y with 0 and solve for x x - 4 = 0 add 4 to both sides x = 4 Multiply both sides by 4, get rid of the fraction and you have x = 4(4) x = 16 is the x intercept : The equation is in the slope/intercept form y = mx + b therefore the slope (m) = : The y intercept occurs with x = 0, replace x with 0, find y y = (0) - 4 y = 0 - 4 y = -4 is the y intercept ; : Graphically You can see the line intercepts the y axis at -4 Line intercepts the x axis at +16 You can see the slope, it rises 4 units, while it runs horizontally 16 units written 4/16 which reduces to 1/4, right?