IN MATH: 1. n. a point at which a curve crosses or intersects the xaxis. EXAMPLES BELOW. Think carefully about questions 2, 3, and 4!

IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above.
APPLICATION: See list 230.
1. State the xintercept of y = x + 5.
2. State the roots of 0 = (x2)(x+3).
3. State the xintercepts of y = (x2)(x+3).
4. Comment on answers to questions 2 and 3.
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