# How do you find the x and y intercepts for #y= -1/2x - 4#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 13, 2015

y-intercept

x-intercept

#### Explanation:

Given -

#y= -1/2x-4#

To find

At

Alternate way -

The given equation in the slope-intercept form of

You can straight away state

To find the

#-1/2x-4=y#

#-1/2x-4=0#

#-1/2x=0 +4#

#-1/2x=4#

#x=4(-2/1)=-8#

#x=-8#