#### Answer

False

#### Work Step by Step

The line
$$y=8x+9$$
is written in slope-intercept form
$$y=mx+b$$
where $m$ is the slope and $b$ is the $y$-intercept. Therefore, the $y$-intercept is $9$. Set $y=0$ and solve for $x$
$$0=8x+9$$
to find the $x$-intercept
$$x=-\frac{9}{8}$$