Terms used during this learning packet.
X- intercepts: where the line crosses the x-axis or when the y- coordinate is equal to zero.
Y- intercepts: where the line crosses the y-axis or when the x- coordinate is equal to zero.
The word "intercept" looks like the word "intersect". Think where does the graph intersect the x-axis or y-axis.
A line is defined by 2 points.
Here are two exampls where we are going to graph using the x and y intercepts. You can try these on your own and then watch the video to see if you did them correct or you can just follow along!