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Find the locus of a point P which moves so that (PA)^2 - (PB)^2=5

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  1. hartnn Group Title
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    anything else is given ?? say P have co-ordinates (x,y). Then you may take, A or B as origin, and apply distance formula to get PA and PB....

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    That is all that is given

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    so how would you do this... im still not so sure

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    hartnn mean that take P(x,y) n i think u r provided wid coordinates of A and B apply distance formula to get equation of locus of the point P

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    ok thanks

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    you know distance formula, right ? Distance between points (x1,y1) and (x2,y2) is \(\huge d=\sqrt{(x_1-x_2)^2+(y_1-y_2)^2}\)

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    fr ur info differnce of distance between twp points is an hyperbola m i ryt hartnn?

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    yes :)

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