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16 06, 2017

Two Point Formula

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Two Point Formula $$\frac{y-y_1}{x-x_1}=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$$  worked examples Find the equation of the line passing through (2, -4) and (-3, 6).   $$\frac{y-(-4)}{x-2}=\frac{6-(-4)}{-3-2}$$  x1 = 2, y1 = -4, x2 = -3, y2 = 6 substitute into the formula $$\frac{y-y_1}{x-x_1}=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$$ $$\frac{y+4}{x-2}=\frac{10}{-5}$$ $$\frac{y+4}{x-2}=-2$$ simplify y + 4 = -2(x -2) multiply both sides by (x - [...]

16 06, 2017

Two Point Formula

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Two Point Formula $$\frac{y-y_1}{x-x_1}=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$$  worked examples Find the equation of the line passing through (2, -4) and (-3, 6).   $$\frac{y-(-4)}{x-2}=\frac{6-(-4)}{-3-2}$$  x1 = 2, y1 = -4, x2 = -3, y2 = 6 substitute into the formula $$\frac{y-y_1}{x-x_1}=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$$ $$\frac{y+4}{x-2}=\frac{10}{-5}$$ $$\frac{y+4}{x-2}=-2$$ simplify y + 4 = -2(x -2) multiply both sides by (x - [...]

8 08, 2016

Collinear Points

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Collinear Points Points that lie on the same line to show points are collinear, show points have same gradient and common point worked examples Show the points (2, 4), (4, 6) and (6, 8) are collinear. $$m_1=\frac{6-4}{4-2}$$ find the gradient of the first two points using $$m=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$$ $$m_1=\frac{2}{2}$$ $$m_1=1$$ simplify [...]

8 08, 2016

Midpoint

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Midpoint $$MP=(\frac{x_1+x_2}{2},\frac{y_1+y_2}{2})$$ worked examples Find the midpoint the points (4, 3) and (2, 9). $$MP=(\frac{4+2}{2},\frac{3+9}{2})$$ using the formula $$MP=(\frac{x_1+x_2}{2},\frac{y_1+y_2}{2})$$, where x1 = 4 and y1 = 3 and x2 = 2 and y2 = 9, substitute $$MP=(\frac{6}{2},\frac{12}{2})$$ simplify (3, 6) calculate further examples [...]

8 08, 2016

Gradient

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Gradient $$m=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$$ $$m=\frac{rise}{run}$$ worked examples Find the gradient of the two points (4, 3) and (2, 9). $$m=\frac{9-3}{2-4}$$ using the formula $$m=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$$, where x1 = 4 and y1 = 3 and x2 = 2 and y2 = 9, substitute $$d=\frac{6}{-2}$$ simplify m = -3 calculate further examples [...]

8 08, 2016

Distance

By |2016-10-21T13:16:59+10:00August 8th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Distance

Distance $$d=\sqrt{(x_{2}-x_{1})^{2}+(y_{2}-y_1)^{2}}$$ worked examples Find the distance between the points (4, 3) and (2, 9), correct to two decimal places. $$d=\sqrt{(2-4)^{2}+(9-3)^{2}}$$ using the formula $$d=\sqrt{(x_{2}-x_{1})^{2}+(y_{2}-y_1)^{2}}$$, where x1 = 4 and y1 = 3 and x2 = 2 and y2 = 9, substitute $$d=\sqrt{4+36}$$ simplify $$d=\sqrt{40}$$ calculate d = 6.32 [...]

22 08, 2015

Coordinate Geometry

By |2017-10-18T18:44:42+10:00August 22nd, 2015|Tags: , |0 Comments

Coordinate Geometry Go to the Coordinate Geometry forum to see more questions or ask your own Topics Covered in Coordinate Geometry Distance Gradient Midpoint Point Gradient Formula Two Point Formula Combined Questions Parallel Gradients Perpendicular Gradients Collinear Points [...]

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