Posted by **John** on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 4:35pm.

The value of y that minimizes the sum of the two distances from (3,5) to (1,y) and from (1,y) to (4,9) can be written as a/b where a and b are coprime positive integers. Find a + b.

- Maths -
**John**, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 4:41pm
38

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Geometry - The value of y that minimizes the sum of the two distances from (3,5...
- Geometry - The value of y that minimizes the sum of the two distances from (3,5...
- Algebra - The value of y that minimizes the sum of the two distances from (3,5) ...
- Math - Let S(n) denote the sum of digits of the integer n. Over all positive ...
- MAths - 4 distinct integers p, q, r and s are chosen from the set {1,2,3,…,16,17...
- Maths!!! - 4 distinct integers p, q, r and s are chosen from the set {1,2,3,…,16...
- Trigonometry - Let S be the sum of all the possible values of sin x that satisfy...
- mathematics - 4 distinct integers p, q, r and s are chosen from the set {1,2,3...
- algebra - Given the system of equations x(x+y)=9 y(x+y)=16 the value of xy can ...
- maths - Consider the following system of inequalities: {(c−1)x^2+2cx+c+4&#...

More Related Questions