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sohostarlight
 3 years ago
find the x and y intercept of the line 10x6y=120
sohostarlight
 3 years ago
find the x and y intercept of the line 10x6y=120

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sohostarlight
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Please help me!!!

AccessDenied
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1xintercept is the point(s) where the graph touches the xaxis The xaxis is the line y=0, so we can plug this in and solve for x. Our points will look like this: (x, 0) (x units left/right, 0 units up/down). yintercept is the point(s) where the graph touches the yaxis. The yaxis is the line x=0, so we can plug this in and solve for y. Our points will look like this: (0, y) (0 units left/right, y units up).

sohostarlight
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i tried to solve it, and got it wrong. I thought it was xintercept=20 and yintercept=12... where did i go wrong and what's the right answer??

AccessDenied
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Could you show some work with those results? That's be helpful to see where you got those answers from. :)

sohostarlight
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.010x6y=120 10(0)6y=120 10*0=0 6y=120 120/6=20

sohostarlight
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got 12 by 10x6(0)=120 6*0=0 10x=120 120/10=12

AccessDenied
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So, that's the point (0, 20). That would be a yintercept. And your second one is (12, 0), which is an xintercept.

sohostarlight
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i switched it????!!!!

AccessDenied
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, it appears so. :P yintercepts are where you plug x=0 in: (0, y). xintercepts are where you plug y=0 in: (x, 0). It can be confusing at times if you're not careful. :)

sohostarlight
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you! how do i best answer you?

AccessDenied
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You're welcome! :)
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