# x and y Intercepts

An “intercept” is a place where a graph crosses the x or y axis. To find an x-intercept, set y equal to zero in the linear equation and solve for x. To find the y-intercept, set x equal to zero and solve for y.

An “intercept” is a place where a graph crosses the x or y axis. To find an x-intercept, set y equal to zero in the linear equation and solve for x. To find the y-intercept, set x equal to zero and solve for y.