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**mathstudent2000****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-26
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1. For some positive real number r, the line x + y = r is tangent to the circle x^2 + y^2 = r. Find r.

2. Find the center of the circle passing through the points (-1,0), (1,0), and (3,1). Express your answer in the form "(a,b)."

3. A line with slope 3 is 2 units away from the origin. Find the area of the triangle formed by this line and the coordinate axes.

4. Find the maximum value of y/x over all real numbers x and y that satisfy (x - 3)^2 + (y - 3)^2 = 6.

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Hi mathstudent2000;

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**mathstudent2000****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-26
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For no. 3 its not 20/3, but 6 because i tried it yesterday and got it correct

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Who said it was 20 / 3?

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**mathstudent2000****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-26
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sorry, i think i saw another problem's answer

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Hi;

We are all done here?

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