Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
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Chapter 10 - Section 10.3 - Preparing to Do Analytic Proofs - Exercises - Page 459: 18a

Answer

$A: 0,0 \\ B: 0,a \\ C: b,a \\ D: b,0$

Work Step by Step

An ideally placed rectangle, which we will call rectangle ABCD, should have point A placed at the origin, side AB be on the y-axis, and side AD be on the x-axis. Calling the length of AD b and calling the length of AB a, we obtain: $A: 0,0 \\ B: 0,a \\ C: b,a \\ D: b,0$
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