The line meets the -axis and -axis at and , respectively. A square is constructed on the line segment away from the origin. The coordinates of the vertex of the square farthest from the origin are |
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a) |
(7, 3) |
b) |
(4, 7) |
c) |
(6, 4) |
d) |
(3, 8) |

The line meets the -axis and -axis at and , respectively. A square is constructed on the line segment away from the origin. The coordinates of the vertex of the square farthest from the origin are |
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a) |
(7, 3) |
b) |
(4, 7) |
c) |
(6, 4) |
d) |
(3, 8) |

1 Answer

127 votes

**(b)**

The coordinates of are (0,4) and those of are (3,0)

and

Similarly, and . So, the coordinates of are and those of are

The coordinates of the vertex farthest from the origin is (4, 7)

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