Math Help - another pass paper question (stationary points)

1. 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........

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

Originally Posted by 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 $a+b=2~\&~2a+b=0.$

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

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