Saturday

January 31, 2015

January 31, 2015

Posted by **HELP HELP HELP MNHS** on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 4:23am.

If A and B have coordinates -15 and 11, what is the coordinate of X if X is 4 units farther from B as from A?

- math -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 8:29amAlways make a sketch

Place X between A and B , a bit closer to A

XB - XA = 4

11-x - (x-(-15)) = 4

11-x - x - 15 = 4

-2x = 8

x = -4

check by counting the result on the number line

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math,algebra II - can someone show me examples of what is a practical ...

pre calculus - Question 1: Explain why the equation of the line y=5 has a slope ...

Coordinate Geometry - Please help!!!!! The points A,B,C,D have coordinates (3,3...

math - A circle of area 25 pi is graphed in the coordinate plane. If its center ...

Geometry - W, R, and S are points on a number line, and W is the midpoint of ...

Maths - Polar Coordinate Systems - I've recieved an assignment to investigate ...

ALGEBRA - Find the coordinates of the midpoint for the following equation: y...

7th grade math last question! - #11 The coordinate of rectangle ABCD are given. ...

(act practice) - In the standard (x,y) coordinate plane, point M with ...

Math - Algebraic Vectors - 1) The vector v = [-6, -2] has tail "A" and head "B...