y-intercept

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A simple line graph. The y-intercept in this case is 2.

The y-intercept of a line on a graph is where the line touches (or intercepts) the y-axis (the numbered line going straight up).

The equation for straight lines is y=mx+b. "b" is the y-intercept.

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