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    find the equation

    find the equation of the altitude drawn from A(0,0) to the side formed by B(3,4) and C(5,-2)
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    Re: find the equation

    Quote Originally Posted by sluggerbroth View Post
    find the equation of the altitude drawn from A(0,0) to the side formed by B(3,4) and C(5,-2)
    slope of the altitude is the opposite reciprocal of the slope between B and C ... any line thru (0,0) has equation y = mx
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