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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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You talking about this question Distance of point (-2,3) form y axis ???

Ok??

If (-2,3)=(x1,y1) so where is x2 and y2??

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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I have edited my previous diagram.

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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How you wrote there??

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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If (-2,3)=(x1,y1) so where is x2 and y2??

x2 = 0;

y2 = 3;

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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Y2 and Y1 both are 3??

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Yes. They are on the same horizontal line.

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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Hmm

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Seems you are still a bit confused about the address of points on a graph.

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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First we go above 3 on y axis??

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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Then take point (-2,3).¿¿¿.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

What is the address (coordinates) of that blue point?

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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(1,4)

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is correct. Now one more...

What is the coordinates of this point?

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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Dot area?????

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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(-2,-4)

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is correct. So what do you need help with?

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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I need ans

*Last edited by Zeeshan 01 (2017-04-29 03:36:44)*

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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Ok I take you points (-2,-4)

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Question distance of (-2,-4) from y axis???

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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I think it is -2 because we are on negative SIDE? ??

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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-2? Have you ever had to go someplace and said it was -4 km away? Did you try the distance formula on this problem? Your common sense and the the distance formula will show you that this distance is 2.

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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No can u apply ??

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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First of all when you speak of the distance from A which is located at (-4,-4) which line do you think is the distance of A to the y axis?

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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When we move 4 points forward we go on (-0,4)

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**Zeeshan 01****Member**- Registered: 2016-07-22
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Y axis is whole line where x is zero so where I go????

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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When you speak of distance to something we mean the shortest distance else any one of those line segments can apply.

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