Intermediate Geometry : How to find x or y intercept

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Intermediate Geometry

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Example Questions

Example Question #1561 : Intermediate Geometry

Find the y-intercept of a line that has a slope of  and passes through the point .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall the point-slope form of the equation of a line that has a slope of  and passes through the point :

Plug in the given point and the given slope.

Rearrange the equation into slope-intercept form.

The y-intercept for this line is .

Example Question #1562 : Intermediate Geometry

Find the y-intercept of the line that has a slope of  and passes through the point .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall the point-slope form of the equation of a line that has a slope of  and passes through the point :

Plug in the given point and the given slope.

Rearrange the equation into slope-intercept form.

The y-intercept for this line is .

Example Question #61 : How To Find X Or Y Intercept

Find the y-intercept of the line that passes through the point  and has a slope of .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall the point-slope form of the equation of a line that has a slope of  and passes through the point :

Plug in the given point and the given slope.

Rearrange the equation into slope-intercept form.

The y-intercept for this line is .

Example Question #62 : How To Find X Or Y Intercept

Find the y-intercept of the line that has a slope of  and passes through the point .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall the point-slope form of the equation of a line that has a slope of  and passes through the point :

Plug in the given point and the given slope.

Rearrange the equation into slope-intercept form.

The y-intercept for this line is .

Example Question #63 : How To Find X Or Y Intercept

What is the y-intercept of the line with the equation ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

You should recognize that the given equation is in the point-slope form.

In order to find the y-intercept, rearrange the equation into slope-intercept form, .

Since, , the y-intercept must be located at 

Example Question #64 : How To Find X Or Y Intercept

What is the y-intercept of a line with the equation ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

You should recognize that the given equation is in the point-slope form.

In order to find the y-intercept, rearrange the equation into slope-intercept form, .

Since, , the y-intercept must be located at 

Example Question #65 : How To Find X Or Y Intercept

What is the y-intercept of a line that has the equation ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

You should recognize that the given equation is in the point-slope form.

In order to find the y-intercept, rearrange the equation into slope-intercept form, .

Since, , the y-intercept must be located at 

Example Question #66 : How To Find X Or Y Intercept

What is the y-intercept of the line with the equation ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

You should recognize that the given equation is in the point-slope form.

In order to find the y-intercept, rearrange the equation into slope-intercept form, .

Since, , the y-intercept must be located at 

Example Question #67 : How To Find X Or Y Intercept

What is the y-intercept of a line that has the equation ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

You should recognize that the given equation is in the point-slope form.

In order to find the y-intercept, rearrange the equation into slope-intercept form, .

Since, , the y-intercept must be located at 

Example Question #68 : How To Find X Or Y Intercept

What is the y-intercept of a line that has the equation ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

You should recognize that the given equation is in the point-slope form.

In order to find the y-intercept, rearrange the equation into slope-intercept form, .

Since, , the y-intercept must be located at .

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