# Intersection Points

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• Jan 24th 2013, 08:19 PM
skweres1
Intersection Points
Find the intersection points of the line 3x-y=4 and the parabola y=3x^2-12x+8.

Please help!!
• Jan 24th 2013, 08:52 PM
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Re: Intersection Points
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Originally Posted by skweres1
Find the intersection points of the line 3x-y=4 and the parabola y=3x^2-12x+8.

Please help!!

Start by writing the first equation as \displaystyle \begin{align*} y = 3x - 4 \end{align*} and substituting this as y into the second equation. Then solve the quadratic for x.