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    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........
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    Re: another pass paper question (stationary points)

    Quote Originally Posted by mathkid12 View Post
    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 a+b=2~\&~2a+b=0.
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    Re: another pass paper question (stationary points)

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