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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071
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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1, Problem 25RCC
To determine

The procedure to calculate the x and y intercepts on the graph.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 25RCC

The x intercept is found by keeping y=0 and solve for x and the y intercept is found by keeping x=0 and solve for y .

Explanation of Solution

The x intercept is the point on the graph where the graph of the line crosses the x -axis

Thus, if set y=0 then x is calculated.

The y intercept is the point on the graph where the graph of line crosses the y -axis.

Thus, if set x=0 then y is calculated.

Therefore, the x intercept is found by keeping y=0 and solve for x and the y intercept is found by keeping x=0 and solve for y .

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