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The point (x,0) is equidistant to the points (1,-3) and

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The point (x,0) is equidistant to the points (1,-3) and (8,4) , x=?

A 0.5
B 1
C 4
D 4.5
E 5

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06 May 2006, 05:14
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(x-1) ^2 + (0 -(-3))^2 = (x-8) ^2 + (4-0) ^2

solve above and x =5

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06 May 2006, 05:14
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