# Thread: how do i find both x intercepts of a curve?

1. ## how do i find both x intercepts of a curve?

sketch the curve y=x^3-2x^2, showing where it cuts the x axis. How do i find the x intercepts?

2. Originally Posted by jackass1
sketch the curve y=x^3-2x^2, showing where it cuts the x axis. How do i find the x intercepts?
Set the y equal to zero and solve for x.

$x^3-2x^2=0$

$x^2(x-2)=0$