Q. 14.9( 9 Votes )

Find the equation

Answer :

To Find: The equation of a line with intercepts -3 and 5 on the x-axis and y-axis respectively.


Given :Let a and b be the intercepts on x-axis and y-axis respectively.


Then, the x-intercept is a = -3


y-intercept is b = 5


Formula used:


we know that intercept form of a line is given by:


= 1


= 1


5x-3y = -15


5x - 3y + 15 = 0


Hence 5x - 3y + 15 = 0 is the required equation of the given line.


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