# Where does $y = px^2 + 8x + p - 6$ cross the $x$-axis? Add to your resource collection Remove from your resource collection Add notes to this resource View your notes for this resource
Find the range of values of $p$ for which the graph of $y = px^2 + 8x + p - 6$ crosses the $x$-axis. State also the values of $p$ for which the $x$-axis is a tangent to the curve.