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**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!