# Find the x- and y-intercepts of the graph of the equation. y=\frac{1}{3}x-5

Find the x- and y-intercepts of the graph of the equation.
$y=\frac{1}{3}x-5$
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To find the x-intercept, substitute 0 for y and solve for x.
$0=\frac{1}{3}x-5$
$\frac{1}{3}x=5$
$x=15$ To find the y-intercept, substitute 0 for x and solve for y. $y=\frac{1}{3}\left(0\right)-5$
$y=0-5$
$y=-5$
Therefore,
x-intercept is:(15,0)
y-intercept is:(0,-5)