# Algebra Examples

To find the x-intercept, substitute in for and solve for .

Rewrite the equation as .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Divide each term by and simplify.

Divide each term in by .

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

To find the y-intercept, substitute in for and solve for .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

These are the and intercepts of the equation .

x-intercept:

y-intercept: