## anonymous one year ago The sides of a square are 3 cm long. One vertex of the square is at (2,0) on a coordinate grid marked in centimeter units. What other point could be a vertex of the square?

1. anonymous

try plotting it

2. anonymous

Okay

3. anonymous

Done

4. anonymous

I forgot what equation we used to finde other points

5. anonymous

well you dont really need an equation if you have plotted it

6. anonymous

what does your graph look like?

7. anonymous

I mean to find another point, I think I'm confusing it with a parabola. is it supposed to look like a parabola?

8. anonymous

or a straight line?

9. anonymous

I'm thinking since it has a vertex it's supposed to look like a parabola

10. anonymous

a vertex of a square is a corner of the square

11. anonymous

Ohhh I did not know that I'm sorry now I'm thinking of vertices ughhh okay so then it's just a straight line

12. UnkleRhaukus

|dw:1434176148900:dw|

13. UnkleRhaukus

|dw:1434176189512:dw|

14. anonymous

Yes!

15. anonymous

Thats what mine currently resembles

16. UnkleRhaukus

can you draw a square with this point as a corner (vertex), and with sides all equal to three?

17. UnkleRhaukus

(there are lots of ways you could do this )

18. anonymous

I'll try but I don't think mine will be accurate

19. UnkleRhaukus

let me see

20. UnkleRhaukus

are you going to choose the above point as: the top-left, top-right, bottom-left, or bottom right, corner of your square?

21. anonymous

|dw:1434176691232:dw|

22. anonymous

That's how I drew it

23. UnkleRhaukus

but that square has sides of length two, we want sides of length three!

24. anonymous

25. anonymous

|dw:1434176939212:dw|

26. anonymous

I think i fixed it lol

27. UnkleRhaukus

Good! So, what are the coordinates of the other vertices of the square now?

28. UnkleRhaukus

|dw:1434177028303:dw|

29. anonymous

(-3,3)

30. anonymous

is one of them

31. anonymous

(0,-1)

32. anonymous

(-1, -3)

33. UnkleRhaukus

(-3,3) is not |dw:1434177119461:dw|

34. anonymous

oh never mind i meant -3, and 2

35. UnkleRhaukus

|dw:1434177260884:dw|

36. anonymous

are these my possible answers?

37. anonymous

those coordinates

38. UnkleRhaukus

yea, these are the three options for the square you chose

39. anonymous

I think I did the wrong square DX

40. anonymous

gosh darn it

41. anonymous

I had to get coordinates (-4,0) (0,-1) (1,-1) (4,1) or (5,0)

42. anonymous

but thank you you taught me how to do the problem :) I'm gonna try that graphing again

43. UnkleRhaukus

remember the coordinate pairs are (x,y), [right/left , then up/down]

44. anonymous

|dw:1434177584869:dw|

45. anonymous

I DID ITTTT!!!!!!!!!!

46. anonymous

HOORAHHHHHH

47. anonymous

but I couldn'thave done it without thee so thank you lol @UnkleRhaukus

48. UnkleRhaukus

Nice work!!!

49. anonymous

:)

50. anonymous

Also, if it's not too much of a problem, I've got another graphing question I could use some help on ! If not, it's totally cool! Thank you !

51. anonymous

Nm false alarm!

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