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How would I solve this 3x+y=-2

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y-intercept is found by substituting 0 for x, so y-intercept is:
 
3(0) + y = -2
 
0 + y = -2
 
y = -2
 
so y-intercept is (0, -2)
 
x-intercept is found by substituting 0 to y, so x-intercept is:
 
3x + 0 = -2
 
3x = -2
 
so, x = -2/3
 
so x-intercept is (-2/3, 0)