X and Y Intercept

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Lesson Objective
This lesson shows what x and y intercepts. Also, you will see some examples on how to find the intercepts of linear equations. 
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About This Lesson
The ideas behind x-intercept and y-intercept are quite simple.

This lesson will show you the important ideas that you must understand about x and y intercepts. Also, you will get to see some examples on find them.

You can proceed by reading the study tips first or watch the math video or try out the practice questions.
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Study Tips

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Tip #1
This lesson involves solving linear equation. If you need to recall on how to solve linear equations, you can watch the math videos in:
  1. Solving Linear Equation 1
  2. Solving Linear Equation 2
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Tip #2
As you can guess, the x-intercept is referring to the x-coordinate of the point where the graph crosses the x-axis.

Similarly, the y-intercept is referring to the
y-coordinate of the point where the graph crosses the y-axis.
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Now, watch the following math video to learn more.

Math Video

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Practice Questions & More

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Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Now, let's try some MCQ questions to understand this lesson better.

You can start by going through the series of questions on x and y intercept or pick your choice of question below.
  1. Question 1 on finding x and y intercepts.
  2. Question 2 on finding x and y intercepts for a quadratic graph