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Write an equation for the locus of points equidistant from the lines y=33x and y=3x3 .
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Write an equation for the locus of points equidistant from the lines y=33x and y=3x3 .
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beniceBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
first we need to find two point the same distance away from each equation
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beniceBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so the first point can the intersection of the two line s y=33x y=3x3 y=y 33x=3x3 6x=6 x=1 therefore y =0 (0,1) we just need one more point and then we make an equation for that line
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princesskksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok so whats the next step to get the last point @benice
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beniceBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok so we could pick say y =6 for both lines y=3x3 6=3x3 3x=9 x=3 (3,6) y=33x 6=33x 3=3x x=1 (dw:1332966561289:dw1,6)
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beniceBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so in my poor drawing we have two points on the lines... you need to find the midpoint of the line to get your second point
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princesskksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what is the formula to find the midpoint again @benice
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princesskksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so do you multiply the amounts add subtract what ? @benice
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beniceBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1332967284309:dw for example
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princesskksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so it would be (3+1) /2 ,( 6+6) /2 ?
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princesskksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and that is ( 1,6 ) the final answerr ? @benice ?
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princesskksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and then what do you do after that to solve the problem ?
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beniceBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
remeber we need to find an equation that equal distance from both lines so we decide we would get two points (0,1) (1,6) now with these two points equal distance from both the lines this means they are on the line we are looking for so ,... how do the equation of the line with two points?
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beniceBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry the points are (1,0) (1,6)
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princesskksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok so now we have what we need to find the locus ? @benice
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beniceBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes find that line equation and your done
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princesskksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohh you see i didnt even know you responded back __  what is the formula for line equation ? @benice
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