Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-1 Zero and Negative Exponents - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 77

Answer

The y intercept is 4.

Work Step by Step

The y intercept occurs when x=0. To solve for the y-intercept, plug in x=0 3x - 2y = -8 3(0) - 2y = -8 -2y = -8. -> divide both sides by negative eight 2y = 8 y = $\frac{8}{2}$ y = 4
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