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anonymous
 one year ago
how do I find the y and x intercepts?
"y= 2x +1"
anonymous
 one year ago
how do I find the y and x intercepts? "y= 2x +1"

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Jhannybean
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3just use the replace and solve method. Replace y with 0, solve for x. : x intercept. Replace x with 0, solve for y : yintercept

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y= 2x +1 0= 2x + 1 1 1 1 = 2x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The problem is I don't know what to do once I am at this part...

Jhannybean
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3in order to isolate x, we have to divide both sides by 2

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2agreed with Jhannybean 2x means "2 times x" so if we had 2x = 1, and we wanted to isolate x, we undo the multiplication of the 2 the opposite of multiplication is division. You must divide both sides by 2 to isolate x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You first have to divide 2x by both sides so you would end up with y= x + 2

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I think you meant `x = 0.5` ?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2correct. That or x = 1/2 which is the same thing in different form

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@Jhannybean why do that? You stated above that y = 0. That's what led to x = 0.5 Don't you mean plug in x = 0 ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so I plot one on (0.5,0) and another on (0,1) ?

Jhannybean
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3That's true...i thought you could do either or. inputting it into my calculator i realize that it isn't possible.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0was what I put correct?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2`so I plot one on (0.5,0) and another on (0,1) ?` correct @Amineh0923 now draw a straight line through those points

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1440294750279:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jim_thompson5910 thanks
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