The line y=2x- 3 intersects the curve y=x^2+x-15 at the points

(a)(3,3)and(4,5)

(b)(-3,-9)and(4,5)

(c)(3,3)and(-4,-11)

(d)(-3,-9)and(-4,-11).

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- Jul 4th 2006, 11:44 AMbobby77Intersection of curves
The line y=2x- 3 intersects the curve y=x^2+x-15 at the points

(a)(3,3)and(4,5)

(b)(-3,-9)and(4,5)

(c)(3,3)and(-4,-11)

(d)(-3,-9)and(-4,-11). - Jul 4th 2006, 12:21 PMCaptainBlackQuote:

Originally Posted by**bobby77**

,

so:

Now trying the candidates for , we find that , satisfies

this equation as does , so (b) must be the answer (assuming the

's are OK which I suppose we can).

RonL