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ehamer

  • 3 years ago

Find an equation of the circle that satisfies the given conditions. Endpoints of a diameter are P(−1, 3) and Q(5, −1).

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  1. manishsatywali
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1359617718573:dw|

  2. manishsatywali
    • 3 years ago
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    USE MID POINT theorem: |dw:1359617778793:dw|

  3. manishsatywali
    • 3 years ago
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    since centre of circle lies at the midpoint odf line PQ.........WE can apply midpoint theorem

  4. ehamer
    • 3 years ago
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    midpoint is (2,1)?

  5. manishsatywali
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    yes

  6. manishsatywali
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    find the radius of circle applyind distance formula between P and O or Q and O

  7. ehamer
    • 3 years ago
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    radius is square root of 13 so answer should/would be (x-2)^2 + (y-1)^2 =13

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