College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - Graphs of Equations in Two Variables; Intercepts; Symmetry - 2.2 Assess Your Understanding - Page 164: 8



Work Step by Step

The y-intercepts of the graph of an equation are the points on the y-axis where the graph crosses or touches the y-axis. Since the points are on the y-axis, then these points have the coordinates $(0, y)$. Thus, to find the y-intercepts, let $x=0$ and then solve for the value of $y$. Therefore, the given statement is true.
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