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Intercept

In a Cartesian coordinate system, it is a point where a graph intersects one of the two axes

In analytical geometry, the 𝑦-intercept or vertical intercept is a point on the 𝑦-axis of the Cartesian coordinate system crossed by the graph of a function or relation. As such, the value of the 𝑥-coordinate at that point is always 0.

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Michele Diodati

Michele Diodati

Science writer with a lifelong passion for astronomy and comparisons between different scales of magnitude.

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