SOLUTION: what is the x and the y-intercepts of 3x-y=6

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 537488: what is the x and the y-intercepts of 3x-y=6Answer by fcabanski(889)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The x-intercept is the place where the line crosses the x-axis. In other words, y=0. To find it, substitute 0 for y, solve for x. Then you have the x and y coordinates of the x-intercept. 3x-0=6 divide both sides by 3 x=2 The x-intercept is (2,0) For the y-intercept set x=0, then solve for y. You can also manipulate the equation into the slope-intercept form (y=mx+b) where b is the y-coordinate of the y-intercept. This equation is set up in a way that it's easier to substitute 0 for x. 3(0)-y=6 -y=6 Divide both sides by -1. y = -6 The y-intercept is (0,-6). If you need help understanding math so you can solve these problems yourself, then one on one online tutoring is the answer (\$30/hr). If you need faster solutions with guaranteed detailed answers, then go with personal problem solving (\$3.50-\$5.50 per problem). Contact me at fcabanski@hotmail.com