Point C = (4/9,5/9) lies on the circle with the center at S=(2/3, 3/4). If CD is a diameter of circle S, find the coordinates for D. Answer must be given as a
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Stepbystep explanation:
If CD is a diameter of circle S, then CD goes through circle S at point S. CS is a radius, and so is DS. That means that they are the same length. That also means that S is the midpoint of CD. We can use the midpoint formula and the 2 points we are given to find the other endpoint, D.
[tex](\frac{2}{3},\frac{3}{4}) =(\frac{\frac{4}{9}+x }{2},\frac{\frac{5}{9}+y }{2})[/tex]
To solve for x, we will use the x coordinate of the midpoint; likewise for y. x first:
[tex]\frac{2}{3}=\frac{\frac{4}{9}+x }{2}[/tex]
Multiply both sides by 2 to get rid of the lowermost 2 and get
[tex]\frac{4}{3}=\frac{4}{9}+x[/tex]
Subtract 4/9 from both sides to get
[tex]x=\frac{16}{9}[/tex]
Now y:
[tex]\frac{3}{4}=\frac{\frac{5}{9}+y }{2}[/tex]
Again multiply both sides by that lower 2 to get
[tex]\frac{3}{2}=\frac{5}{9}+y[/tex]
Add 5/9 to both sides to get
[tex]y=\frac{37}{18}[/tex]
And there you go!
[tex]D(\frac{16}{9},\frac{37}{18})[/tex]