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

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  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).

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