Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-1 Zero and Negative Exponents - Standardized Test Prep - Page 419: 77



Work Step by Step

The $y$-intercept of a line is the value of $y$ when $x=0$. Therefore, we plug in $x=0$ to the given equation to find the $y$-intercept: $3x-2y = -8$ $3(0)-2y = -8$ $0-2y = -8$ $-2y = -8$ $y = \frac{-8}{-2}$ $y = 4$
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