another pass paper question (stationary points)

The curve y=ax^2 + bx where a and b are real constants, has a stationary point at (1,2). Calculate the respective value of a and b

OK i know how the do regular stationary point i.e. to find the stationary point, i am getting serious problems with these types of question please help........

Re: another pass paper question (stationary points)

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**mathkid12** The curve y=ax^2 + bx where a and b are real constants, has a stationary point at (1,2). Calculate the respective value of a and b.

The given tells you that $\displaystyle a+b=2~\&~2a+b=0.$

Re: another pass paper question (stationary points)

thanks alot , just making sure now i solve them simultaneously right?