What is P? There is no P in the diagram.
The figure shown here shows a rectangle inscribed in an isosceles right triangle whose hypotenuse is 2 units long. Image attached at bottom.
(a) Express the y-coordinate of P in terms of x.
(b) Express the area of the rectangle in terms of x.
http://www.math.sunysb.edu/~scott/pk...s/image033.gif
Thank you in advance for any assistance!