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    finding the x intercept.

    y=3x+5

    i got -1 and 2 thirds, but it tells me im wrong. any help???
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    As far as I can tell, either the problem is wrong or the system is looking for it in a specific format. You have the right answer, perhaps whatever program you're using needs it put in as an improper fraction such as -5/3 ?
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    o0k, thank you. i tried putting it in both ways, so the question must be wrong or somethingg.
    i hate when that happens. i sit here trying to figure it out for so long, FOR NOTHING!
    lol.
    but again, thanks for helping me.
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    maybe the solution wherever you're looking is for the y intecept, which would be 5.
    Books sometimes have these kind of mistakes in them.
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    thats the thing, it doesnt tell me the right answer, it just says im wrong. its my homework on this online program.
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