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

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

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

Mertsj
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but how do you work it out?

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

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

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