5.3 Intercepts

5.3 Intercepts
 
1. The x-intercept is the point of intersection of a straight line with the 
 x-axis.
2. The y-intercept is the point of intersection of a straight line with the 
 y-axis.

3. In the above diagram, the x-intercept of the straight line PQ is 6 and 
the y-intercept of PQ is 5.
 
4. If the x-intercept and y-intercept of a straight line are given,
  Gradient, m = y intercept x intercept

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