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PAGE: 176SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 33
Please look in your text book for this problem Statement

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)

                                   (Apply Additive inverse property: a + 0 = a)

The y-intercept is 3, so the graph intersects the y-axis at (0, 3).

Next find the x-intercept.

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

                             (Substitute y = 0 in original equation)

                 (Subtract 3 from each side)


The x-intercept is , so the graph intersects the x-axis at (, 0).

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.

graph using intercepts linear equation y=x+3


graph using intercepts linear equation y=x+3


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