A and B are the points (3, 4) and (5, -2). find the coordinates of point P such that PA = PB and the area of triangle PAB = 10.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Let the coordinates of point P be (x, y).

            PA = PB
Area of triangle PAB = 10
By solving equation (1) and (2), we get
x = 7 and y = 2.
Therefore, the co-ordinates of point P is (7, 2).

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM