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: 20a


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

Work Step by Step

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