# Find the X and Y Intercepts f(x)=-5^(x-5)-1 Find the x-intercepts.
To find the x-intercept(s), substitute in for and solve for .
Solve the equation.
Rewrite the equation as .
Add to both sides of the equation.
Multiply each term in by
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Take the natural logarithm of both sides of the equation to remove the variable from the exponent.
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To find the x-intercept(s), substitute in for and solve for .
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Find the y-intercepts.
To find the y-intercept(s), substitute in for and solve for .
Simplify .
Simplify each term.
Subtract from .
Rewrite the expression using the negative exponent rule .
Raise to the power of .
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Combine and .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
y-intercept(s) in point form.
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List the intersections.
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Find the X and Y Intercepts f(x)=-5^(x-5)-1     