X-Intercept: Definition & Overview


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Find the x-intercept of the line y = 3x - 9

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1. Find the x-intercept of the graph shown.

2. The x-intercept is where a graph:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

X-intercepts mark where the graph of an equation intersects the x-axis, and is an important concept in mathematics. This quiz will ask you to define x-intercepts and find them for different equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These guides will test you on:

  • How to solve for x-intercepts of equations
  • Definition of an x-intercept
  • Using 'y' to solve for 'x'

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo gives students the opportunity to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on x-intercepts
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve for x-intercepts of equations
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as x-intercept and horizontal axis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding graphic equations and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For more information about x-intercepts, review the related lesson, X-Intercept: Definition & Overview. The lesson includes further detail on these objectives:

  • Define x-intercepts and horizontal axis
  • Solve for x-intercepts of an equation
  • Distinguish between y-axis and x-axis
  • Identify y-intercepts and x-intercepts