Posted by Lea on .
Find the equation of a circle passing through (1,6) and tangent to the lines x2y+8=0 and 2x+y+6=0.
Please I really need your help. I just do not know what to do.

Analytic Geometry 
Damon,
I see that you have already looked at the solutions to a very similar problem below. Follow the recipes laid out by Reiny and Steve and you should get it.

Geometry 
Kitty,
QR=8, RS=16, UV=18, VT=34,M<S=36, M<T=36
A. No, the triangles are not similar.
B. Yes, the scale factor is 1:2.
C. Yes, the scale factor is 4:9.
D. Yes, the scale factor is 8:17.