For 2x -y = 3 find the x and y intercepts.

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An equation for a line can be written in the form x/a + y/b = 1,

where a and b are the x and y intercepts.

2x - y = 3

divide all terms by 3

=> (2/3)x - (1/3)y = (3/3)

=> x / (3/2) + y / (-3) = 1

Therefore the x intercept is 3/2 and the y intercept is -3

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