# Finding coordinates

• March 6th 2011, 06:54 AM
Veronica1999
Finding coordinates
Let F = (3,2). There is a point P on the y-axis for which the distance from P to the X-axis equals the distance PF. Find the coordinates of P.

Hints pls.
• March 6th 2011, 07:06 AM
Plato
Quote:

Originally Posted by Veronica1999
Let F = (3,2). There is a point P on the y-axis for which the distance from P to the X-axis equals the distance PF. Find the coordinates of P.

Let $P:(0,b)$ then $3^2+(b-2)^2=b^2$.