Q. 115.0( 5 Votes )

Prove that the points (– 4, – 1), (– 2, – 4), (4, 0) and (2, 3) are the vertices of a rectangle.

Answer :

To Prove: Given vertices are of the rectangle.

Explanation: We have given points A(– 4, – 1), B(– 2, – 4), C(4, 0) and D(2, 3)

The points are joining in the form of AB, BC, CD, and AD

The formula used: The slope of the line, m =

Now, The slope of Line AB, mAB

mAB =

The slope of BC, mBC =

mBC =

Now, The slope of Line CD, mCD =

mCD =

The slope of AD, mAD =

mAD =

Here, We can see that, mAB = mCD and mBC = mAD

i.e, AB CD and BC AD

And, mAB×mBC =


So, that ABBC and CDAD

Hence, ABCD is a Rectangle.

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