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anonymous
 5 years ago
how do I graph each equation using its x and y intercept? 3x+2y=6
anonymous
 5 years ago
how do I graph each equation using its x and y intercept? 3x+2y=6

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Owlfred
 5 years ago
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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In order to find the x intersection, you have to set y=0 in the equation. In the same way to find the yintercection, make x=0, that is: xinter: 3x+2(0)=6 x=2 Answer 1 yinter: 3(0)+2y=6 y=3 Answer 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Feed in values of x so that y = 0 then do the same for values of y so tht x = 0 You will have two coordinate points and you then join a line through them. Let x =0 then y = 3 Let y = 0 then x = 2 This gives the coordinates (0, 3)and (2, 0)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you so much I really appreciate it. Excellent job!!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do I do this problem the same way? y=x2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah exactly the same way. This method works for any linear equation.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay I think I got it enjoy your day

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03x+2y=6 To find the xintercept, substitute in 0 for y and solve for x. 3x+2(0)=6 Multiply 2 by each term inside the parentheses. 3x+0=6 Remove the 0 from the polynomial; adding or subtracting 0 does not change the value of the expression. 3x=6 Divide each term in the equation by 3. (3x)/(3)=(6)/(3) Simplify the lefthand side of the equation by canceling the common factors. x=(6)/(3) Simplify the righthand side of the equation by simplifying each term. x=2 To find the yintercept, substitute in 0 for x and solve for y. 3(0)+2y=6 Multiply 3 by each term inside the parentheses. 0+2y=6 Combine all similar expressions. 2y=6 Divide each term in the equation by 2. (2y)/(2)=(6)/(2) Simplify the lefthand side of the equation by canceling the common factors. y=(6)/(2) Solve the equation. y=3 These are the x and y intercepts of the equation 3x+2y=6. x=2, y=3
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