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Find the intercepts of the function f(x)=27-x^3

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t521863 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted September 5, 2013 at 2:50 AM via web

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Find the intercepts of the function f(x)=27-x^3

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jeew-m | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted September 5, 2013 at 3:02 AM (Answer #1)

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`y = 27-x^3`

We can get x-intercept when y = 0

`0 = 27-x^3`

`x^3 = 27`

`x = 3`

We can get y-intercept when x = 0

`y = 27-0`

`y = 27`

So the answer is;

x intercept is 3 and y intercept is 27.

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