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# A right triangle is formed by connecting the 3 coordinates A, B and C. If AB and BC are parallel to the coordinate axes as shown in figure, find the distance BC. A

4 units

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B

8 units

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C

3 units

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D

2 units

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## The correct option is A 4 units Since BC is parallel to the X-axis, the ordinate of B is equal to that of c. So, the ordinate of B is 1. AB is parallel to the Y-axis, so the abscissa of B is equal to that of A. So, the abscissa of B is 1. Hence, the coordinates of B is (1,1). Length of BC is the difference between the abscissa of the points B and C since it is parallel to X-axis. So, BC = 5 - 1 = 4 units.  Suggest Corrections  0      Similar questions  Related Videos   MATHEMATICS
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