## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$\text{$y$-intercept is } -5$
Substituting $x=0,$ then \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} y=2x-5 \\\\ y=2(0)-5 \\\\ y=0-5 \\\\ y=-5 .\end{array} Hence, the $\text{$y$-intercept is } -5 .$ Finding points on the graph, the graph of the given equation is shown above.