How to Find and Apply the Intercepts of a Line


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Find the x-intercept of this line: 5x + 3y = 30

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1. Find the x-intercept of this line: y = 7x + 21

2. Find the x-intercept of this line: 12x - 6y = 24

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet test what you know about the intercepts of a line through practice questions that ask you to find the y-intercept and x-intercept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Practice problems ask you to:

  • Understand what the x-intercept is
  • Identify the y-intercept
  • Apply the intercepts of a line

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve line practice problems
  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the intercepts of a line
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the x and y-intercept

Additional Learning

Learn more on this mathematical concept through the lesson entitled How to Find and Apply the Intercepts of a Line, which will also provide you with these objectives:

  • Define x-intercept
  • Differentiate x and y-intercepts
  • Find intercepts of lines