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ashleyb
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What are the x– and y–intercepts of the graph of y = x^2 + x – 6?
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ashleyb Group Title
What are the x– and y–intercepts of the graph of y = x^2 + x – 6?
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
For finding x intercept, Put y = 0 And for finding y intercept, Put x = 0..
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So: for finding x intercept you will put y = 0 that is: \[x^2 + x  6 = 0\] Try to factor this equation and you will get two values of x..
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Tell me what is your factors to this equation??
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ashleyb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
to factor it i would fing two numbers that multiply to 6 and add to 0?
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Add to 1..
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Solving or not??
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ashleyb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2 and 3 are my factors
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Then you are pretty correct in this..
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So is this right? \[(x+3)(x2) = 0\]
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ashleyb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so those are my x and y factors?
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No these are only for x we will find y somewhat later..
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ashleyb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay...can u show me the steps for finding y?
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
For finding y, put x = 0 in your original equation..
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ashleyb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so y=0^2+06?
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes go ahead so what did you get for y ??
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So true..
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ashleyb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thankyou so much!!! I was having alot of trouble with this!
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Welcome dear..
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