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Haven't done circle for long :(
In the figure, a circle S: \(x^2+y^2+6x2y=0\) cuts the axes at the origin O, A and C. A point B lies on the circle S so that the length of BC is \(2 \sqrt{5}\) units. BC is produced to cut the xaxis at D.
Find the coordinates of B
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Haven't done circle for long :( In the figure, a circle S: \(x^2+y^2+6x2y=0\) cuts the axes at the origin O, A and C. A point B lies on the circle S so that the length of BC is \(2 \sqrt{5}\) units. BC is produced to cut the xaxis at D. Find the coordinates of B
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1356781451262:dw
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experimentXBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
solve these equations for \( x_1, y_1 \), \[ x_1^2 + y_1^2 + 6x_1−2y_1=0,\\ x_2^2 + y_2^2 + 6x_2  2y_1 = 0, x_2=0, y_2 \neq 0 \\ (x_1x_2)^2 + (y_1y_2)^2 = 20\]
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
May I know what (x2, y2) is??
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experimentXBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x_2, y_2 are the coordinates of C
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experimentXBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
probably you would end up with two sets of point, choose the the point where y>0
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experimentXBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sorry ... this equation .. change y1 to y2 \[ x_2^2 + y_2^2 + 6x_2  2y_1 = 0, x_2=0, y_2 \neq 0 \\ \]
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experimentXBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes!! sorry i was careless ... did you find out answer?
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\(x^2 + y^2 +6x  2y =0\) (1) \(x^2+(y2)^2 =20\) => \(x^2 + y^2 4y+4 =20\) (2)
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Do you mean I knew the answer?
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I knew the answer, yes. I'm looking for a way to get the answer. I tried once (more than once) but I thought I was making it too complicated. I just wanted to find a simpler way so that my sister can do it easily.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
coordinates of A can also be found similarly.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
then u know equation of line BD can't u use that to find coordinates of B ?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
solving equation of line and circle simultaneously.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
are u sure about D =(4,0)??
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
equation of line BD: \[\frac{y2}{x} = \frac{2}{4}\]\[x = 42y\] \[(42y)^2 + y^2 +6(42y)  2y =0\] \[5y^2  30y + 40=0\]\[y=4, 2\]When y=4, x = 42(4) = 4 When y=2, x=42(2) =0 (rejected) So, B= (4, 4) Yay! Much simpler :) Thanks!!! @hartnn Yes! Yes! D = (4,0)
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
oh, i somehow got 36 instead of 40, thats why i was stuck.....
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Correction: o.O Did I make a mistake? :S
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Okay, thanks again! I didn't thought of the line. I'm just too stupid :(
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
happens! i just did a silly mistake of 6*4 =20 :P
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
did anyone notice : dw:1356789155290:dw
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
where thats the center we know coordinates of C let center be O hence we know slope of OB slope given, distance give, we can find coordinate! B)
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
how do we know slope of OB?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
given slope of OB and O, we can find B, no need of any distance..
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Not so relevant. dw:1356789503661:dw
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohh yes!! COA are collinear !
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
how does that make it any simpler ?
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shubhamsrgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i dont know,,just a good fact to know! :D
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
''Not so relevant.'' :P
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
u got 2 more easy methods ;)
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Yes! Yes! Thanks! Thanks!!
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