Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 10 - Section 10.1 - The Rectangular Coordinate System - Exercises - Page 456: 13a



Work Step by Step

Points A and B have symmetry with respect to point C. To find the coordinates of C given the points: A(3,-4) and B(5,-1) C is the mid point of A and B M=($\frac{x1+x2}{2}$, $\frac{y1+y2}{2}$) C = ($\frac{3+5}{2}$, $\frac{-4-1}{2}$) C(4,$\frac{-5}{2}$) Therefore the coordinates of B(4-a,6-b)
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