# Help solve this simultaneous equation

#### GAVREED2

Can someone show me how to do this question. Thanks heaps

y=x^2-3x-2
y=2x+4

#### harish21

Can someone show me how to do this question. Thanks heaps

y=x^2-3x-2
y=2x+4
so you can write:

$$\displaystyle y = y$$

$$\displaystyle x^2-3x-2 = 2x+4$$

$$\displaystyle x^2-3x-2 -2x-4=0$$

$$\displaystyle x^2-5x-6 = 0$$

can you solve this quadratic equation for x?

GAVREED2