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    Equation of the graph

    Sketch and Find the equation of the graph of all points whose distances from ( 0, 3) are 1/3 of their distances from the line x = 27.


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    Re: Equation of the graph

    Quote Originally Posted by rcs View Post
    Sketch and Find the equation of the graph of all points whose distances from ( 0, 3) are 1/3 of their distances from the line x = 27.
    the distance from (0,3) to the vertical line x = 27 is 27 ... 1/3 of that distance is 9.

    now, what do you call the set of all points that are a distance 9 from the point (0,3) , and further ... what is its equation?
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