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rhodes1
 3 years ago
What are the intercepts of the equation 3x + 4y = 12?
rhodes1
 3 years ago
What are the intercepts of the equation 3x + 4y = 12?

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AravindG
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x intercept is got when you put y=0

hba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1For xintercept Set y=0 and solve For yintercept Set x=0 and solve

AravindG
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y intercept is got when you x=0

whpalmer4
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Because this equation is in socalled standard form (Ax + By = C, A and B both nonzero) the xintercept and yintercept can be quickly picked out as (C/A, 0) and (0, C/B). Plot those two points, slap down your ruler and draw a line through them, and your graph is done in seconds. It's good to understand that xintercept = point where y=0 and yintercept = point where x=0, of course, but once you do, take advantage of what standard form gives you!
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