# Equation

• Mar 9th 2011, 11:39 PM
mturab110
Equation
The three Points A(-1,5), B(-7,7) and C(-1,1), and the circle that passes through them
A)
1 Find the slope of the line that passes through A and B.
2 Find the coordinates of the midpoint of the line segment AB
3 Find the equation of the perpendicular bisector of AB
4 show that the line corresponding to the parametric equations
x=t-4, y=3t+6
is the same line as part A (3) above
B)
Find the equation of the perpendicular bisector of the line segment AC
C)
1 From Answer to parts (A)(3) and (B) , find the center of the circle that passes through A B and C
3 Write down the equation of this circle
• Mar 10th 2011, 12:31 AM
mr fantastic
Quote:

Originally Posted by mturab110
The three Points A(-1,5), B(-7,7) and C(-1,1), and the circle that passes through them
A)
1 Find the slope of the line that passes through A and B.
2 Find the coordinates of the midpoint of the line segment AB
3 Find the equation of the perpendicular bisector of AB
4 show that the line corresponding to the parametric equations
x=t-4, y=3t+6
is the same line as part A (3) above
B)
Find the equation of the perpendicular bisector of the line segment AC
C)
1 From Answer to parts (A)(3) and (B) , find the center of the circle that passes through A B and C