# Graphing linear functions using x- and y-intercepts

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##### Introduction
###### Lessons
1. Introduction to graphing linear functions using x- and y-intercepts

i) What are x- and y-intercepts?

ii) How to find the intercepts?

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##### Examples
###### Lessons
1. Determine The Graph of a Function

Graph the following functions using the X-int & Y-int

1. $y = 2x + 7$
2. $3y = 5x - 6$
3. $y = \frac{2}{3}x +4$
2. Determine The Graph of a Function in Standard Form

Graph the following functions using the x- and y-intercepts:

1. $-2x+3y=6$
2. $x-y=4$
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###### Topic Notes
One of the ways to graph a linear function is by using the x-and y-intercepts. If we know any two points of a straight line, it's just a piece of cake to determine its equation and graph. In order to do that, we need to find out those intercepts by solving the function first.
• To find the x-intercept, we plug in $y=0$ into the equation.

• To find the y-intercept, we plug in $x=0$ into the equation.