The equation is .

First find the *y*-intercept.

The *y*-intercept is the value of *y*, when *x* = 0.

(Substitute *x* = 0 in original equation)

(Multiply: )

(Divide each side by negative 4)

(Cancel common terms)

The *y*-intercept is , so the graph intersects the *y*-axis at .

Next find the *x*-intercept.

The *x*-intercept is the value of *x*, when *y* = 0.

(Substitute *y* = 0 in original equation)

(Multiply: )

(Divide each side by 3)

(Cancel common terms)

(Divide: )

The *x*-intercept is ,so the graph intersects the *x*-axis at.

Graph Using Intercepts:

Use these ordered pairs to graph the equation.

**1. **Draw a coordinate plane.

**2. **Plot the points.

**3. **Draw a line through these points.

The *x*-intercept is and *y*-intercept is .

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