Write in standard form, the equation with integral coefficients for the set of coplanar points described. For each point, its distance from the fixed point is its distance from the fixed point .
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Let the point be (x,y).
We can use the distance formula.
Last edited by galactus; March 17th 2008 at 03:41 PM.
Originally Posted by galactus Let the point be (x,y).
We can use the distance formula. Should't the equation be instead. After your square both sides to get rid of the radical you also square to get and from there on solve. So is my answer right in my 1st post?
Yes, you're correct. I forgot to include my radical signs.
Originally Posted by galactus Yes, you're correct. I forgot to include my radical signs. Alright thnx. I just wanted to make sure I answered the equation right?
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