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Consider and .  

  1. Use any method to find the points of intersection of and .

    One method is to graph and on the same set of axes and locate the point of intersection.

    To graph , make a table. You will need to use -values from to .

    To use the equations, set and solve the resulting quadratic equation.

    Another method would be to make a table of values for each function and compare table values to find matches.

    Two points of intersection: and .

  2. Calculate .



  3. Calculate .

    How is this different from ?

    Remember to put parentheses around and use the Distributive Property correctly.

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