There are two points on the curve y = x^4 - 2x^2 - x that have a common tangent line. Find those points.
So far I think I know what needs to be found but I cannot put the pieces together.
y-prime = 4x^3 - 4x - 1
i need a y prime that yields a slope such that the equation y=mx+b will intersect the initial curve such that the new x value will give the same derivative value as the first point (thus the same sloped tangent)
but i do not know how to do this