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12-59.

Where do the two parabolas below intersect? Show how you know.

$y = x^2 + 4x − 2$
$y = x^2 − 3x + 5$

Graph the parabolas. You can find where they intersect on the graph.

Set the equations equal to each other. Solve for $x$.