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JerryP
 one year ago
Is there any known way to construct an infinite number of Cartesian coordinates (x and y pairs) for any given [line] length where every single abscissa (x coordinate) and ordinate (y coordinate) pair sum to the given [line] length?
JerryP
 one year ago
Is there any known way to construct an infinite number of Cartesian coordinates (x and y pairs) for any given [line] length where every single abscissa (x coordinate) and ordinate (y coordinate) pair sum to the given [line] length?

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myko
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let line length be \(l\). Then \(x\) and \(y\), such that \(x+y=l\) will be what you whant. Graphicly: dw:1364806664458:dw

JerryP
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0myko, could you please give more details? Thanks!

just.chris
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am not completely sure about the question you are asking but it seems that all you need is to be given a line length, say "L" and then plot x + y = L from any starting point for the the to the length L. To construct this the x and y intercepts for an infinite line would be x = L and y = L. then any line segment of length L on that line would have infinite (x, y) coordinates that would add up to the line segment length L. There would be infinite line segments of length L on the line with those intercepts. dw:1364826547833:dw
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