\displaystyle\text{Find the point on the y-axis that is 6 units

Tobias Ali

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Find the point on the y-axis that is 6 units from the point {({6},{3})}

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Skilled2021-08-16Added 95 answers

Let{({x}{1},{y}{1})}={({0},{y})}be the point on the y-axis. We also let{({x}{2},{y}{2})}={({6},{3})}.
Use the distance formula to find y where d=6:
Square both sides:
Subtract 36 from both sides:
By zero product property,
So, the point that is 6 units from (-6,-3)is:

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