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**"Intercepts"**The position of a given plane in space, defined in terms of the distances from the origin along three arbitrarily selected axes which the place intersects.

x-intercept: where a graph intersects the x-axis. To find it, let be 0 and solve the equation for y-intercept: where a graph intersects the y-axis. To find it, let be 0 and solve the equation for