Results 1 to 2 of 2

Math Help - prove that a point on a given line.

  1. #1
    Newbie
    Joined
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    3

    Arrow prove that a point on a given line.

    Hi, how do you prove that a point lies on a given line (vector geometry)
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    Super Member
    earboth's Avatar
    Joined
    Jan 2006
    From
    Germany
    Posts
    5,830
    Thanks
    123
    Quote Originally Posted by ammayi View Post
    Hi, how do you prove that a point lies on a given line (vector geometry)
    I assume that you know the equation of the line.

    If the coordinates of the point satisfy the equation (that means you have to plug in the coordinates into the equation) then the point lies on the line.
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. Replies: 6
    Last Post: May 16th 2011, 05:57 AM
  2. Replies: 2
    Last Post: June 8th 2010, 05:59 PM
  3. Replies: 0
    Last Post: October 22nd 2009, 12:04 PM
  4. Replies: 3
    Last Post: February 20th 2008, 11:17 AM
  5. Finding a point on a line closest to a given point
    Posted in the Pre-Calculus Forum
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: October 6th 2007, 01:21 AM

Search Tags


/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum