# geometry

Calculate lengths of ap,bp,cp. A(0,0) B(0,2k) C(2h,0) P(h,k)?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 82
1. A(0.0),B(0,2k),C(2h,0),P(h,k).

(AP)^2 = (h-0)^2 + (k-0)^2 = h^2 + k^2
Ap = sqrt(h^2+k^2).

(BP)^2=(h-0)^2 + (k-2k)^2=h^2 + (-k^2)
BP = sqrt(h^2+(-k)^2).

(CP)^2=(h-2h)^2 + (k-0)^2=(-h)^2 + k^2
CP = sqrt((-h)^2+k^2).

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Henry

## Similar Questions

1. ### math

A triangle has vertices P(7,7), Q(-3,-5), and R(5,-3). a. calculate the lengths of the midsegmaents b. calculate the lengths of the three side of triangle PQR. c. compare your answers in a. and b. what do you notice

asked by Ted on October 20, 2010
2. ### math

A triangle has vertices P(7,7), Q(-3,-5), and R(5,-3). a. calculate the lengths of the midsegmaents b. calculate the lengths of the three side of triangle PQR. c. compare your answers in a. and b. what do you notice

asked by Ted on October 20, 2010
3. ### math

A triangle has vertices P(7,7), Q(-3,-5), and R(5,-3). a. calculate the lengths of the midsegmaents b. calculate the lengths of the three side of triangle PQR. c. compare your answers in a. and b. what do you notice?

asked by Ted on October 19, 2010
4. ### geometry

what is the shortest length of string that can be cut into all 5cm lengths, all 8cm lengths or all 10cm lengths?

asked by Anonymous on February 9, 2011
5. ### statistics

Consider the following data on lengths of 30 pieces of metal. 18 26 15 17 7 27 24 17 10 17 23 29 28 18 10 23 16 6 12 26 5 12 23 22 24 14 16 26 19 22 a. Define an outlier. Give an example of an outlier from the above data set. 

asked by TINASHE on September 27, 2016
6. ### Algebra

HELP!!! Super confused. Here's the problem. Today while Don was swimming, he started wondering how many lengths he would have to swim in order to swim different distances. At one end of the pool, he stopped, gasping for breath,

asked by Sam on November 9, 2012
7. ### Math

Freshman math question, super confused! Today while Don was swimming, he started wondering how many lengths he would have to swim in order to swim different distances. At one end of the pool, he stopped, gasping for breath, and

asked by Anon on November 9, 2012

A student measures three lengths a, b and c in cm and a time t in seconds: a = 40 ± 5 b = 30 ± 3 c = 20 ± 1 t = 1.2 ± 0.1 What is a+b a+b+c a/t (a+c)/t Calculate (1.23 ± 0.03) + pi Question 9.4. Calculate (1.23 ± 0.03) × pi

asked by Sam on October 19, 2008
9. ### MATH

Mr. Smith used 17 lengths of fence to enclose his gardens. He now needs 6 lengths of fence for a dog kennel. Show how he can remove 6 lengths of fence and still have 2 squares. Please help!Thanks!

asked by VER G. on February 5, 2016
10. ### statstics

The lengths of the eggs of a species of bird are roughly normally distributed, with a mean of 32 mm and an SD of 1.2 mm. 1.Approximately what is the 99th percentile of the lengths? Give your answer in mm but please do not enter

asked by ellas on March 14, 2013
11. ### statstics

The lengths of the eggs of a species of bird are roughly normally distributed, with a mean of 32 mm and an SD of 1.2 mm. 1.Approximately what is the 99th percentile of the lengths? Give your answer in mm but please do not enter

asked by ellas on March 13, 2013

More Similar Questions