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    A square with a side length of 5 has one vertex at (2, 0). Which of the following poi

    A square with a side length of 5 has one vertex at (2, 0). Which of the following points cannot be a vertex of the square?

    A) (7, 0)
    B) (0, 7)
    C) (–3, 0)
    D) (–3, –5)
    E) (7, –5)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robby View Post
    A square with a side length of 5 has one vertex at (2, 0). Which of the following points cannot be a vertex of the square?

    A) (7, 0)
    B) (0, 7)
    C) (3, 0)
    D) (3, 5)
    E) (7, 5)
    an adjacent vertex will be 5 units away from (2,0)

    an opposite vertex will be 5\sqrt{2} units from (2,0)

    use the distance formula ...

    \sqrt{(x_1-x_2)^2 + (y_1-y_2)^2}
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