## Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

The statement is false. A corrected statement is: "If a point is on the x-axis, it is neither up nor down, so $y=0$."
The statement is false. Points on the x-axis have y-coordinate of $0$. A corrected statement is: If a point is on the x-axis, it is neither up nor down, so $y=0$.