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# C1 - not sure what this question is asking for watch

1. I've sketched the graph of both equations on the same axes, but I don't understand what they mean by 'find the number of solutions to the equation'.
2. (Original post by Student1914)

I've sketched the graph of both equations on the same axes, but I don't understand what they mean by 'find the number of solutions to the equation'.
It's telling you to count the points at which the two curves intersect.
3. Basically asking how many times the 2 graphs intersect
4. What these guys said.

You see where the points Intersect.

You could solve Simultaneously I assume? However do use the Graph as suggested in the question.
5. (Original post by thatswrong.)
It's telling you to count the points at which the two curves intersect.
(Original post by hellomynameisr)
Basically asking how many times the 2 graphs intersect
Thank you very much.
6. You just find where they intersect, sometimes they follow up asking you to do it algebraically and "confirm" it, in which case you just multiply both sides by x + 1 and subtract 1 from both sides then solve.

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