# How do you find the x and y intercept of # 5x + y = −8#?

##### 1 Answer

May 26, 2018

x-intercept =

y-intercept =

#### Explanation:

Basically when either the x or the y is intercepted, one of them have to equal to zero. For example, when the line crosses the y-axis, x has to equal to zero. Knowing this, we can just simply substitute 0 as x or y and obtain the values