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 one year ago
A is a point where the circle with equation x^2 + y^2=16 cuts the xaxis. Find the locus of the midpoints of all chords of this circle that contain the point A.
 one year ago
A is a point where the circle with equation x^2 + y^2=16 cuts the xaxis. Find the locus of the midpoints of all chords of this circle that contain the point A.

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aceace
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@nincompoop could you please take a look at this question please

Jonask
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0abviously A is either (4,0) or (4,0)

aceace
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there are more chords than that aren't there?

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Looks to me like it's a circle with center (4,0) and radius 2

aceace
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but how do you work it out?

Jonask
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so we define the locus \[y^2+(x+4)^2=4\]

Jonask
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but all the lines are not equal

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What does that have to do with anything?
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