I need help finding the points at which the following 2 functions intersect: f(x) = 1/x g(x) = -x^2 + 4x - 2 for x>0 I figured out that x=1 was a solution, by inspection, but I cannot solve for the other one.
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Originally Posted by kaiser0792 I need help finding the points at which the following 2 functions intersect: f(x) = 1/x g(x) = -x^2 + 4x - 2 for x>0 I figured out that x=1 was a solution, by inspection, but I cannot solve for the other one. calculate the equation for so, =
I realize that I need to set f(x) equal to g(x), but I'm not able to solve the resulting equation for x.
Clearly we need to factor the right-hand side to find the solutions. You already know is a factor because you said that is a solution. So, use polynomial long division (or synthetic division) to factor and find the other solutions.
Thanks, I forgot about dividing out the known factor.
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