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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 Group Title
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
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aceace Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@nincompoop could you please take a look at this question please
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Jonask Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
abviously A is either (4,0) or (4,0)
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aceace Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
there are more chords than that aren't there?
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1359155094295:dw
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Looks to me like it's a circle with center (4,0) and radius 2
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aceace Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but how do you work it out?
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Jonask Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so we define the locus \[y^2+(x+4)^2=4\]
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Jonask Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but all the lines are not equal
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What does that have to do with anything?
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