Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

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Chapter 10 - Section 10.3 - Preparing to Do Analytic Proofs - Exercises - Page 459: 19a

Answer

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

Work Step by Step

An ideally placed parallelogram, which we will call parallelogram ABCD, should have point A placed at the origin and side AD be on the x-axis. Calling the length of AD "a" and the coordinate of point B (b,c), we obtain: $A: 0,0 \\ B: b,c \\ C: a+b, c \\ D: a,0$
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