# Find intersecting points of two functions

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Isaac Fife on 17 Mar 2020
Commented: Sajeer Modavan on 19 Mar 2020
I need to find the intersecting points ofr two functions but it only works for simple functions
If I try it with trig funtions it tells me my index exceeds my number of arrays, how do I fix this???
dx = 1/10;
x = 0:dx:10;
fun_1 = (power(x,2));
fun_2 = (x);
find (x==1)
difference = abs(fun_1 - fun_2);
sub_script = find (difference == min(difference) );
%%
difference = abs(fun_1 - fun_2);
min_difference = min(difference);
intersect_subs = find(difference == min(difference) );
sub_1 = intersect_subs(1);
sub_2 = intersect_subs(2); %tells me the error is here..
x_intersect_1 = x(sub_1);
x_intersect_2 = x(sub_2);
point_1 = fun_1(sub_1);
point_2 = fun_2(sub_2);
figure(1)
plot(x, fun_1,...
x, fun_2,...
x_intersect_1, point_1, 'ko',...
x_intersect_2, point_2, 'ko', 'Markersize', 7)
darova on 18 Mar 2020
Can't you just use polyxpoly?

Sajeer Modavan on 18 Mar 2020
clc
clear
dx = 1/100;
x = 0:dx:2;
fun_1 = (power(x,2));
fun_2 = (x);
intersect_subs = find(round(fun_1,1) == round(fun_2,5));
figure(1)
plot(x, fun_1,...
x, fun_2,...
x(intersect_subs), fun_1(intersect_subs), 'ko', 'Markersize', 7)
%%
dx = 1/100;
x = 0:dx:2;
fun_1 = (cos(x));
fun_2 = (x);
intersect_subs = find(round(fun_1,1) == round(fun_2,1));
figure(2)
plot(x, fun_1,...
x, fun_2,...
x(intersect_subs), fun_1(intersect_subs), 'ko', 'Markersize', 7)
Sajeer Modavan on 19 Mar 2020