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30) The abscissa of a point in the 4th quadrant is numerically three times its ordinate
and is 10 units from (-2,4) Find the point
ANS. (6,-2)
32) Express by an algebraic equation the statement that the point (x,y) is at a
distance 3 from (-7,-3)
ANS. x^2+y^2+14x+6y+49=0
34) A point is equidistant from (-2,4) and (3,5). It is also equidistant from (-2,-3) and
(6,-1). Find the point.
ANS. (1,2)
36) A point is at a distance

4 2

from (-3/2,-5/2) and at a distance

2 5

from

(9/2,-5/2). Find the point.


ANS. (5/2,3/2)
38) Find the point whose distance from (7,-3) is

58

and whose abscissa equal its

ordinate.
ANS. (0,0) and (4,4)

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22) In what ratio does (-5,-6)divide the line segment joining (-9,-10) and (7,6)?
ANS. 1:3
24) The line joining (-8,1) and (11,7) is divided into four equal parts. Find the points
of division.
26) Find the point that extends the line from (-2,-7) to (2,-3) in the ration -7/3
ANS. (5,0)
28) The point (-3,-4) divides the line joining A(-6,-7) and B in the ratio 1:3. Find the
coordinates of B.
ANS. (3,2)
30) The line joining A(-3,8) and B(11,-13) is divided into seven equal parts. Find the
point of division nearest A.

ANS. (-1,5)

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22) The inclination of
find the slope of

l 1 is arctan . If

l 2 makes an angle of 45

with

l1 ,

l2 .

ANS. 3
24) By two methods, express in an algebraic equation that the point (x,y) describes
a circle with the segment through (-5,-6) and (1,-3) as a diameter.
26) The angle from the line through (-1,y) and (4,-7) to the line through (4,2) and (1,-9) is 135 . Find y.
28) A line through (-6,-7) and (x,7) is perpendicular to a line through (1,-4) and (5,2). Find x.
ANS. 8
30) Express by an algebraic equation the statement that the line joining P(x,y) to
the point (12,-5) has an inclination of arctan 1/3.
ANS. x-3y=27
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20) The line segments joining the midpoints of adjacent sides of a quadrilateral form
a parallelogram
22) If a convex quadrilateral has two opposite sides equal and parallel, it is a
parallelogram.
24) The diagonals of a rhombus are perpendicular to each other.
26) The diagonals of an isosceles trapezoid are equal.
28) the lines joining the midpoints of the sides of a triangle divide the triangle into
four equal parts.
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22) Find the equation of the line with slope 4 and passing through the point of
intersection of the lines x+6y-4=0 and 3x-4y+2=0 (the point of intersection of two
lines may be obtained by solving their equations simultaneously)

ANS. 44x-11y-1=0
24) A triangle has its vertices at A(6,-2), B(2,5) and C(0,-3). Find the equation of the
line passing through A parallel to the line joining the midpoints of AB and AC.
ANS. 4x-y-26=0
A quadrilateral whose vertices are at A(-4,-1) , B(0,-7), C(8,-2) and D(2,1)
26)Find the equation of the diagonals.
ANS. 4x-y-7=0; x+12y+16=0
28) What is the equation of a line passing through the intersection of the diagonals
which is perpendicular to the side AB
ANS. 98x-147y-349=0
30) Find the equation of a line passing through the intersection of the diagonals and
the midpoint of the side CD.
ANS. 31x-118y-214=0

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22) Show that the lines x+y-5=0, x-4y+15=0, x+y=0, 4x-y-25=0 are the sides of an
isosceles trapezoid and find its area.
ANS. 32 sq. units
24) Show that a circle can be drawn touching the line x-2y+3=0 at (3,3) and
touching the line 2x+y-14=0 at (6,2)
26) Show that the lines 2x-y-10=0, x+2y+5=0 and x-3y-5=0 are the sides of an
isosceles triangle and find its area.
28)Show that the lines x-4y+9=0 and 4x+y-20=0 are the legs of a right triangle.
30) Show that the lines 4x-3y-26=0, 4x+3y-38=0, 4x-3y-2=0 and 4x+3y-14=0 are
the sides of a rhombus. Prove that the diagonals are perpendicular to each other.

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12) find the equation of the line through (-7,4) whose intercepts are numerically
ewual but of opposite signs.
ANS. x-y+11=0

14) What is the equation of a line through (-2,6) with the x-intercept half the yintercept?
ANS. 2x+y-2=0
16) Find the equation of a line though (2,2) and forming with the axes a triangle of
area 9.
ANS. x+2y=6; 2x+y=6
a=-3/2 (3

17

), b= -3/2 (3

17

18) what is the equation of a line through (-2,5) and whose segment intercepted
between the axes in the 2nd quadrant is

7 2 .

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12) Find the equation of the lines parallel to the line 3x+8y-12=0 and passing at a
distance numerically twice as far from the origin.
ANS. 3x+8y= 6
14) Find the equations of the lines perpendicular to the line 9x+4y-5=0 and passing
at distance

1 from (-5,-4).

ANS. 4x-9y=16

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16) Find the distance between the lines 7x-8y+12=0 and 7x-8y-8=0.
ANS. 20/113

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18) Two sides of a square are on the lines x+10y-10=0 Find its area and the locus of
its center
ANS. 25/101 sq. units
20) The sides of a parallelogram are on the lines x-3y+20=0, x+y+6=0, x-3y-10=0
and x+y-2=0. Find its area.
ANS.60

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10) A moving point is always equidistant from (5,3) and the line 3x+y+5=0. What is
the equation of its locus.
12)Find the equation of the bisector of the obtuse angle between the lines 3xy+3=0 and 2x+6y-5=0
14) The distance of a point from the origin is always half its distance from the line xy-2=0. Find the equation of its locus.
16) What are the equations of the lines through (8,-3) and passing at distance

10

from (3,2)?

ANS. 3x+y-21=0 and x+3y+1=0


18) A point moves so that the ratio of its distances from 3x+4y+8=0 and 4x+3y6=0 is 2. Find the equation of its locus.
ANS. 5x+2y-2=0