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    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mist View Post
    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)
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