Question:

The curve intersects the line at two points. Find the distance between the two points.

Attempt:

Where did I go wrong?(Doh)

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- May 21st 2008, 01:46 AMlooi76Coordinates Question
**Question:**

The curve intersects the line at two points. Find the distance between the two points.

**Attempt:**

Where did I go wrong?(Doh) - May 21st 2008, 01:50 AMMoo
- May 21st 2008, 01:55 AMMoo
For your problem, you have to solve simultaneously these equations :

Square the second equation (Sun)

Substitute the first equation into this one :

Therefore, or

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