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Let PQR be a right angled isosceles triangle in a cartesian plane, right angled at P(2,1). If the equation of the line QR is 2x+y = 3, then the equation representing the pair PQ and PR is..

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  1. ChmE
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    Draw a picture first. it always helps visualize

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  2. robinfr93
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    Well there wasn't one but neway heres what I can do..

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  3. ChmE
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    When it says right angled at (2,1) I think at that point it is 90 deg

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  4. robinfr93
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    |dw:1347994216890:dw|

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  5. robinfr93
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    yes dats pretty obvious isn't it??

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  6. ChmE
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    Right angle isoceles means that the sides to each side of the right angle are equal. Ya I'd say so after the picture.

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  7. robinfr93
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    yup, both the angles will be 45 degrees, i.e, 45+45+90

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  8. robinfr93
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    well ChmE??

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  9. robinfr93
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    well @ChmE

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  10. robinfr93
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    Can't anybody solve this??

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  11. bahrom7893
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    Ok let me try.

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  12. bahrom7893
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    I want to say PQ is just x=2 and PR is just y=1, but what if the triangle is at an angle..

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  13. TuringTest
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    just find points Q and R, given that we know P

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  14. TuringTest
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    then use point slope and all that business

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  15. robinfr93
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    Its an isosceles right angled triangle that means 2 of its angle are 45 degrees and one is at 90 degrees..

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  16. robinfr93
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    @TuringTest the question is HOW???

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  17. TuringTest
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    let's draw a bigger pic

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  18. bahrom7893
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    |dw:1347994331965:dw|

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  19. robinfr93
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    btw the answers ae PQ = x+3y -5 and PR = 3x-y-5

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  20. bahrom7893
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    lol does that help?

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  21. robinfr93
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    @bahrom7893 No dude!!! Its already in the question... :P

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  22. TuringTest
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    |dw:1347994441088:dw|

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  23. robinfr93
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    Yeah now what??

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  24. robinfr93
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    I got it so far!!! next step will be what??

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  25. TuringTest
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    at x=2 what is y ?

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  26. TuringTest
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    calm down dude I am explaining...

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  27. robinfr93
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    :P Sorry its just that its getting in my head bad!!

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  28. robinfr93
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    well all that is given in the ques, no additionally details are provided..

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  29. TuringTest
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    though I must admit I;m not sure exactly what they are asking the equation for the pair? what do they mean?

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  30. robinfr93
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    hahhahahahah.. Exactly what Ive stumbled upon..

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  31. robinfr93
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    by pair of lines they mean PQ and PR

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  32. TuringTest
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    but infinitely I assume, not a finite line segment....

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  33. robinfr93
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    nope its finite alright!!!

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  34. TuringTest
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    then the answer must give bounds to x and y

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  35. robinfr93
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    Look will it help if I write the solution down, The thing is Ive got the solution but I don't really understand it very well...

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  36. TuringTest
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    |dw:1347994766490:dw|

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  37. TuringTest
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    yeah that may help me understand what they are asking

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  38. robinfr93
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    The equations of PQ and Pr are... y-2 = [-2 -/+ tan 45/1+/- (-2)tan 45] * (x-2) <=> HOW??? Solving this they Got PQ ad PR...

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  39. robinfr93
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    PR*

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  40. TuringTest
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    oh I misinterpreted the problem I see

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  41. TuringTest
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    |dw:1347994998473:dw|so my assumption that the legs of the triangle followed the grid was wrong

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  42. robinfr93
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    @TuringTest Still don't get...

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  43. TuringTest
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    well now the problem is harder than I thought, so let me think on it I was eating lunch as I was doing this because I thought it would be easy lol

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  44. robinfr93
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    :P well it isn't @hartnn DUDE!!! You were saying u got it ryt?? Will you do the honor of telling me how??

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  45. hartnn
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    even i thought that lines are vertical and horizontal.....but they r not.....even i m stuck...

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  46. hartnn
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    that seems the formula for tan(A+B) ....in the solution u mentioned....do u have some standard formulas in this topic ?

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  47. robinfr93
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    I know!!! just one , but I don't understand hw to implement it in this one..

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  48. robinfr93
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    Two lines will be perpendicular to each other if...coeff of x^2 + coeff of y^2 = 0

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  49. robinfr93
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    but this is a first degreeequation so can't really put that in...

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  50. hartnn
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    yes, that won't help..

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  51. robinfr93
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    Think people THINK!!!! The person who can solve this will be titled a born genius.. :P

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  52. TuringTest
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    |dw:1347995522447:dw|

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  53. TuringTest
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    I dunno I'll have to drop this for now...

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  54. robinfr93
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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! :'(

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  55. hartnn
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    |dw:1347995617810:dw| i don't know what i m doing......

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  56. hartnn
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    6 equations 8 unknowns.

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  57. robinfr93
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    :P

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  58. hartnn
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    mM=-1--->7th equation.

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  59. hartnn
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    1 more equation and we are done.

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  60. robinfr93
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    you mean one more equation if was provided??

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  61. hartnn
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    1 more equation WE need to find.

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  62. robinfr93
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    Take all the time you need, Ill be here for a while....

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  63. hartnn
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    lol, very big equation it is!! PQ=PR and distance formula :P

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  64. robinfr93
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    :P

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  65. hartnn
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    we getting 8 equations and 8 unknowns but its almost impossible to solve them simultaneously.....there must be another way...

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  66. robinfr93
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    I typed in the equation and the solution that was given in the text.. The only questions bugging my mind is Y and HOW??

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  67. hartnn
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    and even how y-2 and x-2 ?? y-2 and x-1 maybe.....

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  68. hartnn
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    we can use help of @ganeshie8 here....

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  69. robinfr93
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    Is he any good??

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    you will see.

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  71. hartnn
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    do u have formulas like this somewhere ? \(\huge y-y_1=\frac{m_1\pm m_2}{1\mp m_1m_2}(x-x_1)\) with this u directly get to answer..............

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  72. hartnn
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    m1 is slope of given line = -2 m2 is slope between lines = tan 45 .............

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    |dw:1347997360648:dw|

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  74. ganeshie8
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    im trying to work this out by finding out inclination angles for the two lines PR and PQ

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  75. ganeshie8
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    since we have a point P(1, 2 ) already, we just need to find the inclination angle

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    |dw:1347997747693:dw|

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  77. hartnn
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    nice hint @ganeshie8 , i have some idea now....

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    inclination angles easy to find.........

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  79. ganeshie8
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    no this is roundabout way... im sure using ur formula we get to the answer much faste.r...

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  80. robinfr93
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    can someone just elucidate what or how I can solve the problem??

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  81. hartnn
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    |dw:1347997933295:dw|

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  82. hartnn
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    did u get that figure ? @robinfr93

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  83. hartnn
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    |dw:1347998406604:dw| solved!

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    main thing was to find slope of one of the line = 3 using inclination angles....

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