X and Y Intercept

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Lesson Objective
This lesson shows what are x and y intercepts. Also, you will see some examples on how to find these intercepts for 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 know about x and y intercepts. You will also get to see some examples on finding them.

You should proceed by reading the study tips and watch the math video below. After that, you can try out the practice questions.
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Study Tips

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Tip #1
This lesson involves solving linear equations. 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
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