# Need help in solving a problem

• May 18th 2008, 03:43 AM
kleyzam
Need help in solving a problem
is some1 able to give me the answer of the following question please? I cant seem to be capable of getting to the right ans, i'm going nuts..pls(Thinking)

The normal to the curve $y = x^2 + 5x - 2$ at the point where x = -3, and the tangent to the same curve at the point where x = 1, meet at the point Q. Find the coordinates of Q.

• May 18th 2008, 05:02 AM
mr fantastic
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Originally Posted by kleyzam
is some1 able to give me the answer of the following question please? I cant seem to be capable of getting to the right ans, i'm going nuts..pls(Thinking)

The normal to the curve y = x^2 + 5x - 2 at the point where x = -3, and the tangent to the same curve at the point where x = 1, meet at the point Q. Find the coordinates of Q.