Find the Intercepts Worksheets
How to Find the x and y Intercepts of the Line Based on the Equation of the Line  There are several ways of finding the x or yintercept of a line. In mathematics, it said that every line, curve, or even a single dot that is drawn on the graph, has an equation. Beginning with a dot, or a point, their equations are pretty simple, consisting of just two coordinated (x and y). However, as we move further to linear and curvy linear equations, things become complex. If we talk about finding the x and yintercepts of a line through the equation of the line itself, it is pretty simple. Let us see how. There is a simple technique that is followed to solve for both these intercepts. The concept says that the xintercept of a line is a point on the xaxis through which the line passes. Similarly, the yintercept of a line is a point on the yaxis through which the line passes. So, given that on the xaxis, the value of ycoordinate will always be equal to zero no matter how far we go on either end. When we are solving for the xintercept, we just consider the ycoordinate of the equation as zero and solve for x. In the case of solving for the yintercept, we consider the xcoordinate to be zero and solve for y.

Basic Lesson
Demonstrates the concept of x and y intercepts. Practice problems are provided. An intercept is a point where a line meets an axis. The xintercept is the point where the line meets the xaxis. The yintercept is the point where the line meets the yaxis.
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Intermediate Lesson
Explores how to use an algebraic equation to determine intercepts. Practice problems are provided.
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Independent Practice 1
Find the x and y intercepts of the line. The answers can be found below.
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Homework Worksheet
12 Find the Intercepts problems for students to work on at home. Example problems are provided and explained.
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