Find the point on the x axis which is equidistant from (2, -5) and (-2, 9)
Why can't we use midpoint formula?
Since it lies in between them
Asked by Acharyaarjun410 | 22nd Apr, 2020, 10:02: AM
Let A be the point which is equidistant from B(2, -5) and C(-2, 9)
The coordinates of A will be (a, 0) as it lies on the x-axis
Therefore BA = AC
Note:- The midpoint formula can't be used because it is not necessary that the mid-point lies on the axis.
Answered by Renu Varma | 22nd Apr, 2020, 10:20: AM
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