#
$x$
-Intercepts

The
**
$x$
-intercepts
**
of a
function
are the point(s) where the graph of the function crosses the
$x$
-axis.

The
$x$
-intercept is often referred to with just the
$x$
-value. For example, we say that the
$x$
-intercept of the line shown in the graph below is
$7$
.