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Collinear points lie on the same line. Find the value of k for which the points (15,1), (3,8), and (3,k) are collinear.
I don't understand this. Can someone please help?
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 one year ago
Collinear points lie on the same line. Find the value of k for which the points (15,1), (3,8), and (3,k) are collinear. I don't understand this. Can someone please help?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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HarkiratBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It this a coordinate geometry problem???
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haleyking345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if analytic geometry has to do with it than yes.
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HarkiratBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay you could proceed as follows (refer the diagram)dw:1365367371961:dw
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HarkiratBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If they are collinear they will all lie on the same line then AB = AC+CB use the Distance Formula to calculate AB, AC and CB Substitute and solve for k
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haleyking345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh ok, that makes sense. I can do it now. Thank you so much!!!
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