How would you solve this question? The line $\displaystyle 3x+2y-5=0$ meets the x-axis at the point R. Work out the coordinates of R.
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Originally Posted by Mist How would you solve this question? The line $\displaystyle 3x+2y-5=0$ meets the x-axis at the point R. Work out the coordinates of R. You are supposed to know that the point R has the coordinates R(r, 0). (All points on the x-axis have the y-coordinate zero). Plug in these values into the given equation and solve for r. Spoiler: I've got $\displaystyle R\left(\frac53,\ 0\right)$
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