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The locus of a point equidistance from two point P(6, 2)…

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The locus of a point equidistance from two point P(6, 2) and R(4, 2) is perpendicular bisector of PR passing through…

  • A. (4, 5)
  • B. (1, 0)
  • C. (0, 1)
  • D. (5, 2)

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D

SOLUTION 

Please don’t be confused by the vocabulary and semantics, the locus of a point which is of equal distance from two points, and a perpendicular bisector will pass through nowhere but its midpoint.

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Now for the right answer to the above question:

  1. Option A is incorrect.
  2. Option B is incorrect.
  3. C is incorrect.
  4. D is the correct answer.

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  • The locus of a point equidistance from two given points will be a perpendicular bisector passing through their midpoint.

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/ culled from 2018 JAMB-UTME mathematics question 31 /

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