The coordinates of quadrilateral PRAT are P(a,b) R(a,b + 3), A(a + 3,b + 4), and T(a + 6,b + 2). Prove that segment RA is parallel to segment PT.
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Originally Posted by magentarita The coordinates of quadrilateral PRAT are P(a,b) R(a,b + 3), A(a + 3,b + 4), and T(a + 6,b + 2). Prove that segment RA is parallel to segment PT. You need to show that the slopes of RA and PT are equal. Slope of RA: Slope of PT:
Originally Posted by masters You need to show that the slopes of RA and PT are equal. Slope of RA: Slope of PT: I understand now but the question did not say to show that the slopes of RA and PT are equal. Thanks
No but that's what "parallel" means. Think about it.
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