IN MATH: 1. n. the xintercept, or yintercept, or zintercept, etc.; a point where a curve crosses the xaxis, or crosses the yaxis, or crosses the zaxis, etc. EX. A linear equation when graphed has at most one xintercept. 2. n. the ordinate of the yintercept, as in (0,b) or b of y = mx + b.

IN ENGLISH: 1. v. to interrupt or to prevent. EX. The defensive end intercepted the pass.
APPLICATION: (see list 230)
1. State the yintercept of the graph of y = 3x + 4.
2. State the yintercept of the graph of y = 5.
3. State the yintercept of the graph of x = 2.
4. State the xintercepts of the graph of (x + 3)(x  2) = 0.
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