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If the point (5,12) is reflected across the xaxis and then across yaxis,then what are the coordinates of the resulting point ?
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If the point (5,12) is reflected across the xaxis and then across yaxis,then what are the coordinates of the resulting point ?
 one year ago
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AERONIKBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do you want a method or a direct formula ?
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hbaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
So the formula and a diag would work @AERONIK
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AERONIKBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so basically take general points h and k, and find the foot of the perpendicular to the line... and then use the argument that the slopes of the line as the mirror and the line joining the 2 points are perpendicular, and you will get the answer...
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hbaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@AERONIK ok ok i loose,now give me the whole solution :D
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AERONIKBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
just give me a line and a point and i will explain it to you in detail, else it will be monotonous..
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AERONIKBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(5,12) is in the third quadrant so its reflection along x axis will be in the second quadrant and that will be (5,12) try finding its reflection now along the y axis, its just changing signs according to the quadrants, is that ok ?
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AERONIKBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it will be (5,12) and in the first quadrant. here is a tip, for me reflection with x axis and y axis is same as finding the reflection with respect to the origin....
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