# find the x and y intercepts of -2x+5y=20?

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- Φ² = Φ+1Lv 710 months ago
-2x+5y=20 can be rewritten as x/(-10) + y/4 = 1.

This is the intercept form, where x/a + y/b = 1 has x intercept a and y intercept b.

Here the x intercept is -10 and the y intercept is 4.

- DavidLv 710 months ago
If -2x+5y = 20 then the x and y intercepts are at (-10, 0) and (0, 4) respectively

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- 10 months ago
x-intercept happens when y = 0

y-intercept happens when x = 0

x-intercept

-2x + 5 * 0 = 20

-2x = 20

x = -20/2

y-intercept

-2 * 0 + 5y = 20

5y = 20

y = 20/5

You can finish up, can't you?

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