# Math Help - Finding the co-ordinates

1. ## Finding the co-ordinates

How would you solve this question?

The line $3x+2y-5=0$ meets the x-axis at the point R. Work out the coordinates of R.

2. Originally Posted by Mist
How would you solve this question?

The line $3x+2y-5=0$ 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 $R\left(\frac53,\ 0\right)$