The x-intercept of a line can be found in two ways. One of them is by converting the equation of the line to the form x/a + y/b = 1. Here, a and b are the x and y intercepts respectively. Another way would be to remember that at the x-intercept, the y-coordinate is 0. Substituting y = 0 in the equation of the line allows for the value of x to be determined.

For the given equation of the line 3x - 5y + 27 = 0, if y = 0

x = -27/3 = -9

**The x-intercept of the line is -9.**