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Kristen loves shortcuts. She figured out that she can find - and -intercepts for any line without graphing! For example, she knows that the -intercept for is just by examining the rule.  

  1. What is her shortcut?

    She knew the -intercept occurred when .

  2. Does this shortcut work for the -intercept? Try it and then test your result by changing into form.

  3. Use this shortcut to find the - and -intercepts of .