# Does the parabola #y= -1/2x^2 - 5x - 10# ever intersect the line #y= 2#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 14, 2018

#### Explanation:

If it **does,** then the **points of**

**intersection (if any)** must **satisfy** the following **eqn. :**

To get rid of fractions, multiplying by

The corresponding

Accordingly, the given curves **do intersect** each other at the

points