for all values of x, ive been asked to find the value of a and the value of b

im not sure, but i think the solution to this may lie in 'completing the square'.

i think i was going round in circles (Happy)

expanding the above

simplify

and cancel

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- Feb 26th 2009, 01:14 AMsammy28quadratic problem

for all values of x, ive been asked to find the value of a and the value of b

im not sure, but i think the solution to this may lie in 'completing the square'.

i think i was going round in circles (Happy)

expanding the above

simplify

and cancel - Feb 26th 2009, 01:31 AMred_dog

Then,

Now, solve the system. - Feb 26th 2009, 01:55 AMsammy28
thanks for that, should have stepped back a bit before trying it (Clapping)