# Find the x-and y-intercepts of this equation. 7x+2y=56

Find the x-and y-intercepts of this equation.
$7x+2y=56$
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Calculation:
Consider the following function
$7x+2y=56$
For x-intercept put $y=0$
$7x+2\left(0\right)=56$
$7x=56$
$x=\frac{56}{7}$
$x=8$
Hence, the x-intercept is at (8, 0)
For y-intercept put $x=0$
$7\left(0\right)+2y=56$
$2y=56$
$y=\frac{56}{2}$
$y=28$
Hence, the y-intercept is at (0.28)