Find the distance between the x-intercept and the y-intercept of the graph of the equation 3x - 6y = 18.

Guest Jun 20, 2021

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The x-intercept occurs when y=0. x-intercept is (6, 0)

The y-intercept occurs when x=0. y-intercept is (0, -3)

Applying the distance formula/Pythagorean theorem, we have the distance between the points to be \(\sqrt{9+36}\), or \(\sqrt{45}\), equal to \({3}\sqrt{5}\)

EnchantedLava68 Jun 20, 2021