







The equation of a line 
20140516 

From Michael: Find the equation of a line that passes through (2,1); the sum of the x and yintercepts is 2. (There are two answers) Answered by Penny Nom. 





The circle centered at (2,4) with radius 3 
20100918 

From lupe: Consider the circle centered at (2,4) with radius 3. Write the equation
of this circle sketch its graph, and find the exact coordinates of its intercepts.
xintercept
yintercept using the quadratic equation? Answered by Penny Nom. 





x and y intercepts 
20100510 

From connor: im not sure how to find the x intercept in questions like
2x+3y12=0
5x2y12=0
if you could show me how to find the x and the y intercepts out of this equation that would be great
thanks connor Answered by Penny Nom. 





A line through the yintercepts 
20091201 

From Rogerson: Find the equation of the line through yintercept of the lines 3x + 4y = 12 and 3x  y = 9. Answered by Penny Nom. 





The equation of a line 
20090311 

From Teresa: Write an equation in slopeintercept form that has a horizontal intercept of 7/3 and a vertical intercept of 7/9 Answered by Harley Weston. 





Graphing Rational Functions 
20081205 

From Bahra: The question in my homework is: Find all vertical, horizontal, and slant
asymptotes, x and yintercepts, and symetries, and then graph each
function. Check your work with a graphing calculator.
y=3/x+3 meanng: ( y= 3 over x+3) Answered by Janice Cotcher. 





Intercepts 
20081102 

From robert: What is the sum of the xintercept and yintercept of the line 3x3y=24? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Intercepts 
20080911 

From megan: When I have problems like y=x(x^23), to find the x and yintercepts, I set each one to 0. But where do I go from there? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The xintercepts of f(x)= 5sin (4x+pi/4) 
20080603 

From Tom: Hi, how would I find where the x intercept in this function f(x)= 5sin (4x+pi/4)? Answered by Janice Cotcher and Harley Weston. 





Intercepts 
20070915 

From Bruce: The equation is x^212.
I need to find the xy intercepts and horizontal intervals (increasing & decreasing)
I would have thought the y intercept would be (0,12) however the book came up with something different. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Intercepts 
20070913 

From Ashley: 6x+y=9
how do you do the x and y intercept of this equation Answered by Jami Peterson. 





x and y intercepts 
20060813 

From Jennefer: y=x/(x^{2}+1) and I need to find the x and y intercepts. Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





How do you graph 3x + 6y = 9 by axis intercepts? 
20060522 

From Crystal: How do you graph 3x + 6y = 9 by axis intercepts? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Intercepts and slope 
20060115 

From Anthony: Given 1.7x + 0.8y=7.1:
(a) state the intercepts and slope for the graph
(b) Draw the graph Answered by Penny Nom. 





X and Y intercepts 
20050414 

From David: Hi, i would like to know if you can answer this question for me
Find the x and y intercept fo y = 8x  5 Answered by Penny. 





Intercepts 
20031104 

From A student: I am totally confused on how to determine intercepts of an equation and then to graph the line. For example, how to determine the intercepts of 2x3y12=0. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Intercepts 
20030108 

From Nay: my name is nay 8th grade student how do i figure out an intercep and does it always have to have (0, ) or ( ,0)? Answered by Penny Nom. 





x intercepts 
20021110 

From Laura: Find the x intercepts for the graph of the equation. x^{ 2}  x  12 = 0 Answered by Penny Nom. 





Intercepts 
20020904 

From Tamara: Why is it that the x intercept the value of y is 0 and at the y intercept the value of x is 0? Answered by Leeanne Boehm. 





x and yintercepts 
20020310 

From A student: I have the problem f(x)= ^{X5}/_{X2+X6} and I have to find the vertical asymtope, horizontal asymtope, xintercept, and yintercept. And graph the problem. I am having problems finding the yintercept. Answered by Harley Weston. 





Lines in the plane 
20011021 

From Greg:
*If the line with equation 3x4ky= 16 has yintercept 2, find k. *Write the equation of the line passing through (2,5) and perpendicular to the line passing through (2,4) and (6,1) Answered by Penny Nom. 





Intercepts 
19990924 

From Cassandra: My book says to find where the X and Y intercept, i dont understand who to do this problem. Can you please help here is the problem. it didnt quite explain the instructions. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Intercepts 
19990829 

From Sally Rickerson: I am looking for any intecepts. How do I solve: y=x^2 square root of (9x^2) Answered by Harley Weston. 





Equation of a line 
19970408 

From Susan Gregson: I am a secondary school teacher. My students and I would like to know why the letters m and b are traditionally used to stand for slope and Yintercept in the standard form of an equation. Was this an arbitrary choice? Who made it? Are the letters from Greek ot Latin words? Answered by Harley Weston. 

