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Let $$\mathrm{A}(\alpha,-2), \mathrm{B}(\alpha, 6)$$ and $$\mathrm{C}\left(\frac{\alpha}{4},-2\right)$$ be vertices of a...
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Let $$m_{1}, m_{2}$$ be the slopes of two adjacent sides of a square of side a such that $$a^{2}+11 a+3\left(m_{1}^{2}+m...
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Let the circumcentre of a triangle with vertices A(a, 3), B(b, 5) and C(a, b), ab > 0 be P(1,1). If the line AP intersec...
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The equations of the sides $$\mathrm{AB}, \mathrm{BC}$$ and CA of a triangle ABC are $$2 x+y=0, x+\mathrm{p} y=39$$ and ...
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Let $$A(1,1), B(-4,3), C(-2,-5)$$ be vertices of a triangle $$A B C, P$$ be a point on side $$B C$$, and $$\Delta_{1}$$ ...
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A point $$P$$ moves so that the sum of squares of its distances from the points $$(1,2)$$ and $$(-2,1)$$ is 14. Let $$f(...
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Let the point $$P(\alpha, \beta)$$ be at a unit distance from each of the two lines $$L_{1}: 3 x-4 y+12=0$$, and $$L_{2}...
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A line, with the slope greater than one, passes through the point $$A(4,3)$$ and intersects the line $$x-y-2=0$$ at the ...
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Let $$\alpha$$1, $$\alpha$$2 ($$\alpha$$1 2) be the values of $$\alpha$$ fo the points ($$\alpha$$, $$-$$3), (2, 0) and ...
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Let the area of the triangle with vertices A(1, $$\alpha$$), B($$\alpha$$, 0) and C(0, $$\alpha$$) be 4 sq. units. If th...
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Let R be the point (3, 7) and let P and Q be two points on the line x + y = 5 such that PQR is an equilateral triangle. ...
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If two straight lines whose direction cosines are given by the relations $$l + m - n = 0$$, $$3{l^2} + {m^2} + cnl = 0$$...
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In an isosceles triangle ABC, the vertex A is (6, 1) and the equation of the base BC is 2x + y = 4. Let the point B lie ...
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Let a triangle be bounded by the lines L1 : 2x + 5y = 10; L2 : $$-$$4x + 3y = 12 and the line L3, which passes through t...
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The distance of the origin from the centroid of the triangle whose two sides have the equations $$x - 2y + 1 = 0$$ and $...
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The distance between the two points A and A' which lie on y = 2 such that both the line segments AB and A' B (where B is...
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Let A be the set of all points ($$\alpha$$, $$\beta$$) such that the area of triangle formed by the points (5, 6), (3, 2...
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If p and q are the lengths of the perpendiculars from the origin on the lines,x cosec $$\alpha$$ $$-$$ y sec $$\alpha$$ ...
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The angle between the straight lines, whose direction cosines are given by the equations 2l + 2m $$-$$ n = 0 and mn + nl...
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Let A be a fixed point (0, 6) and B be a moving point (2t, 0). Let M be the mid-point of AB and the perpendicular bisect...
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Let ABC be a triangle with A($$-$$3, 1) and $$\angle$$ACB = $$\theta$$, 0 < $$\theta$$ < $${\pi \over 2}$$. If th...
JEE Main 2021 (Online) 26th August Morning Shift
Let the equation of the pair of lines, y = px and y = qx, can be written as (y $$-$$ px) (y $$-$$ qx) = 0. Then the equa...
JEE Main 2021 (Online) 25th July Evening Shift
Two sides of a parallelogram are along the lines 4x + 5y = 0 and 7x + 2y = 0. If the equation of one of the diagonals of...
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The point P (a, b) undergoes the following three transformations successively :(a) reflection about the line y = x.(b) t...
JEE Main 2021 (Online) 27th July Evening Shift
Let the centroid of an equilateral triangle ABC be at the origin. Let one of the sides of the equilateral triangle be al...
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The equation of one of the straight lines which passes through the point (1, 3) and makes an angles $${\tan ^{ - 1}}\lef...
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The number of integral values of m so that the abscissa of point of intersection of lines 3x + 4y = 9 and y = mx + 1 is ...
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In a triangle PQR, the co-ordinates of the points P and Q are ($$-$$2, 4) and (4, $$-$$2) respectively. If the equation ...
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Let A($$-$$1, 1), B(3, 4) and C(2, 0) be given three points. A line y = mx, m > 0, intersects lines AC and BC at poin...
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The intersection of three lines x $$-$$ y = 0, x + 2y = 3 and 2x + y = 6 is a :
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The image of the point (3, 5) in the line x $$-$$ y + 1 = 0, lies on :
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A man is walking on a straight line. The arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of the intercepts $${1 \over 4}$$ of this li...
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A ray of light coming from the point (2, $$2\sqrt 3 $$) is incident at an angle 30o on the line x = 1 at the point A. Th...
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If the perpendicular bisector of the line segment joining the points P(1 ,4) and Q(k, 3) has y-intercept equal to –4, th...
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Two vertical poles AB = 15 m and CD = 10 m are standing apart on a horizontal ground with points A and C on the ground. ...
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If a $$\Delta $$ABC has vertices A(–1, 7), B(–7, 1) and C(5, –5), then its orthocentre has coordinates :
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The set of all possible values of $$\theta $$ in the interval (0, $$\pi $$) for which the points (1, 2) and (sin $$\the...
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Let C be the centroid of the triangle with vertices (3, –1), (1, 3) and (2, 4). Let P be the point of intersection of th...
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Let two points be A(1, –1) and B(0, 2). If a point P(x', y') be such that the area of $$\Delta $$PAB = 5 sq. units and i...
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The locus of the mid-points of the perpendiculars drawn from points on the line, x = 2y to the line x = y is:
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A straight line L at a distance of 4 units from the origin makes positive intercepts on the coordinate axes and the perp...
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Lines are drawn parallel to the line 4x – 3y + 2 = 0, at a distance $${3 \over 5}$$ from the origin. Then which one of ...
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The region represented by| x – y | $$ \le $$ 2 and | x + y| $$ \le $$ 2 is bounded by a :
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If the two lines x + (a – 1) y = 1 and 2x + a2y = 1 (a$$ \in $$R – {0, 1}) are perpendicular, then the distance of their...
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Slope of a line passing through P(2, 3) and intersecting the line, x + y = 7 at a distance of 4 units from P, is
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Suppose that the points (h,k), (1,2) and (–3,4) lie on the line L1 . If a line L2 passing through the points (h,k) and ...
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If the system of linear equations x – 2y + kz = 1 2x + y + z = 2 3x – y – kz = 3 has a solution (x,y,z), z $$ \ne $$ 0, ...
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Let O(0, 0) and A(0, 1) be two fixed points. Then the locus of a point P such that the perimeter of $$\Delta $$AOP is 4,...
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A point on the straight line, 3x + 5y = 15 which is equidistant from the coordinate axes will lie only in :
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If a straight line passing through the point P(–3, 4) is such that its intercepted portion between the coordinate axes i...
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If the straight line, 2x – 3y + 17 = 0 is perpendicular to the line passing through the points (7, 17) and (15, $$\beta ...
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If in a parallelogram ABDC, the coordinates of A, B and C are respectively (1, 2), (3, 4) and (2, 5), then the equation ...
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Two vertices of a triangle are (0, 2) and (4, 3). If its orthocenter is at the origin, then its third vertex lies in whi...
JEE Main 2019 (Online) 10th January Evening Slot
Two sides of a parallelogram are along the lines, x + y = 3 & x – y + 3 = 0. If its diagonals intersect at (2, 4), t...
JEE Main 2019 (Online) 10th January Evening Slot
If the line 3x + 4y – 24 = 0 intersects the x-axis at the point A and the y-axis at the point B, then the incentre of th...
JEE Main 2019 (Online) 10th January Morning Slot
A point P moves on the line 2x – 3y + 4 = 0. If Q(1, 4) and R (3, – 2) are fixed points, then the locus of the centroid ...
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If 5, 5r, 5r2 are the lengths of the sides of a triangle, then r cannot be equal to -
JEE Main 2019 (Online) 10th January Morning Slot
Let the equations of two sides of a triangle be 3x $$-$$ 2y + 6 = 0 and 4x + 5y $$-$$ 20 = 0. If the orthocentre of this...
JEE Main 2019 (Online) 9th January Evening Slot
Consider the set of all lines px + qy + r = 0 such that 3p + 2q + 4r = 0. Which one of the following statements is tru...
JEE Main 2019 (Online) 9th January Morning Slot
The sides of a rhombus ABCD are parallel to the lines, x $$-$$ y + 2 = 0 and 7x $$-$$ y + 3 = 0. If the diagonals of the...
JEE Main 2018 (Online) 15th April Evening Slot
The foot of the perpendicular drawn from the origin, on the line, 3x + y = $$\lambda $$ ($$\lambda $$ $$ \ne $$ 0) is P....
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In a triangle ABC, coordinates of A are (1, 2) and the equations of the medians through B and C are respectively, x + y ...
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A straight line through a fixed point (2, 3) intersects the coordinate axes at distinct points P and Q. If O is the orig...
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A square, of each side 2, lies above the x-axis and has one vertex at the origin. If one of the sides passing through th...
JEE Main 2017 (Online) 9th April Morning Slot
Let k be an integer such that the triangle with vertices (k, – 3k), (5, k) and (–k, 2) has area 28 sq. units. Then the o...
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A straight line through origin O meets the lines 3y = 10 − 4x and 8x + 6y + 5 = 0 at points A and B respectively. Then O...
JEE Main 2016 (Online) 10th April Morning Slot
A ray of light is incident along a line which meets another line, 7x − y + 1 = 0, at the point (0, 1). The ray is then r...
JEE Main 2016 (Online) 10th April Morning Slot
The point (2, 1) is translated parallel to the line L : x− y = 4 by $$2\sqrt 3 $$ units. If the newpoint Q lies in the t...
JEE Main 2016 (Online) 9th April Morning Slot
If a variable line drawn through the intersection of the lines $${x \over 3} + {y \over 4} = 1$$ and $${x \over 4} + {y...
JEE Main 2016 (Online) 9th April Morning Slot
Two sides of a rhombus are along the lines, $$x - y + 1 = 0$$ and $$7x - y - 5 = 0$$. If its diagonals intersect at $$(...
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The number of points, having both co-ordinates as integers, that lie in the interior of the triangle with vertices $$(0,...
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Let $$a, b, c$$ and $$d$$ be non-zero numbers. If the point of intersection of the lines $$4ax + 2ay + c = 0$$ and $$5bx...
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Let $$PS$$ be the median of the triangle with vertices $$P(2, 2)$$, $$Q(6, -1)$$ and $$R(7, 3)$$. The equation of the li...
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The $$x$$-coordinate of the incentre of the triangle that has the coordinates of mid points of its sides as $$(0, 1) (1,...
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A ray of light along $$x + \sqrt 3 y = \sqrt 3 $$ gets reflected upon reaching $$X$$-axis, the equation of the reflected...
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If the line $$2x + y = k$$ passes through the point which divides the line segment joining the points $$(1, 1)$$ and $$(...
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The lines $${L_1}:y - x = 0$$ and $${L_2}:2x + y = 0$$ intersect the line $${L_3}:y + 2 = 0$$ at $$P$$ and $$Q$$ respect...
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The line $$L$$ given by $${x \over 5} + {y \over b} = 1$$ passes through the point $$\left( {13,32} \right)$$. The line ...
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Three distinct points A, B and C are given in the 2 -dimensional coordinates plane such that the ratio of the distance o...
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The lines $$p\left( {{p^2} + 1} \right)x - y + q = 0$$ and $$\left( {{p^2} + 1} \right){}^2x + \left( {{p^2} + 1} \right...
AIEEE 2009
The shortest distance between the line $$y - x = 1$$ and the curve $$x = {y^2}$$ is :
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The perpendicular bisector of the line segment joining P(1, 4) and Q(k, 3) has y-intercept -4. Then a possible value of ...
AIEEE 2008
If one of the lines of $$m{y^2} + \left( {1 - {m^2}} \right)xy - m{x^2} = 0$$ is a bisector of angle between the lines $...
AIEEE 2007
Let $$P = \left( { - 1,0} \right),\,Q = \left( {0,0} \right)$$ and $$R = \left( {3,3\sqrt 3 } \right)$$ be three point. ...
AIEEE 2007
Let A $$\left( {h,k} \right)$$, B$$\left( {1,1} \right)$$ and C $$(2, 1)$$ be the vertices of a right angled triangle wi...
AIEEE 2007
If $$\left( {a,{a^2}} \right)$$ falls inside the angle made by the lines $$y = {x \over 2},$$ $$x > 0$$ and $$y = 3x,...
AIEEE 2006
A straight line through the point $$A (3, 4)$$ is such that its intercept between the axes is bisected at $$A$$. Its equ...
AIEEE 2006
If a vertex of a triangle is $$(1, 1)$$ and the mid points of two sides through this vertex are $$(-1, 2)$$ and $$(3, 2)...
AIEEE 2005
The line parallel to the $$x$$ - axis and passing through the intersection of the lines $$ax + 2by + 3b = 0$$ and $$bx -...
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If one of the lines given by $$6{x^2} - xy + 4c{y^2} = 0$$ is $$3x + 4y = 0,$$ then $$c$$ equals
AIEEE 2004
If the sum of the slopes of the lines given by $${x^2} - 2cxy - 7{y^2} = 0$$ is four times their product $$c$$ has the v...
AIEEE 2004
Let $$A\left( {2, - 3} \right)$$ and $$B\left( {-2, 1} \right)$$ be vertices of a triangle $$ABC$$. If the centroid of ...
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The equation of the straight line passing through the point $$(4, 3)$$ and making intercepts on the co-ordinate axes who...
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If the equation of the locus of a point equidistant from the point $$\left( {{a_{1,}}{b_1}} \right)$$ and $$\left( {{a_{...
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If $${x_1},{x_2},{x_3}$$ and $${y_1},{y_2},{y_3}$$ are both in G.P. with the same common ratio, then the points $$\left(...
AIEEE 2003
Locus of centroid of the triangle whose vertices are $$\left( {a\cos t,a\sin t} \right),\left( {b\sin t, - b\cos t} \rig...
AIEEE 2003
If the pair of straight lines $${x^2} - 2pxy - {y^2} = 0$$ and $${x^2} - 2qxy - {y^2} = 0$$ be such that each pair bisec...
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A square of side a lies above the $$x$$-axis and has one vertex at the origin. The side passing through the origin makes...
AIEEE 2003
The pair of lines represented by $$$3a{x^2} + 5xy + \left( {{a^2} - 2} \right){y^2} = 0$$$ are perpendicular to each ot...
AIEEE 2002
If the pair of lines $$a{x^2} + 2hxy + b{y^2} + 2gx + 2fy + c = 0$$ intersect on the $$y$$-axis then
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Locus of mid point of the portion between the axes of $$x$$ $$cos$$ $$\alpha + y\,\sin \alpha = p$$ where $$p$$ is c...
AIEEE 2002
A triangle with vertices $$\left( {4,0} \right),\left( { - 1, - 1} \right),\left( {3,5} \right)$$ is
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The equations of the sides $$\mathrm{AB}, \mathrm{BC}$$ and $$\mathrm{CA}$$ of a triangle $$\mathrm{ABC}$$ are $$2 x+y=0...
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Let $$A\left( {{3 \over {\sqrt a }},\sqrt a } \right),\,a > 0$$, be a fixed point in the xy-plane. The image of A in y-a...
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A ray of light passing through the point P(2, 3) reflects on the x-axis at point A and the reflected ray passes through ...
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A man starts walking from the point P($$-$$3, 4), touches the x-axis at R, and then turns to reach at the point Q(0, 2)....
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Let the points of intersections of the lines x $$-$$ y + 1 = 0, x $$-$$ 2y + 3 = 0 and 2x $$-$$ 5y + 11 = 0 are the mid ...
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Consider a triangle having vertices A($$-$$2, 3), B(1, 9) and C(3, 8). If a line L passing through the circum-centre of ...
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A square ABCD has all its vertices on the curve x2y2 = 1. The midpoints of its sides also lie on the same curve. Then, t...
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Let tan$$\alpha$$, tan$$\beta$$ and tan$$\gamma$$; $$\alpha$$, $$\beta$$, $$\gamma$$ $$\ne$$ $${{(2n - 1)\pi } \over 2}$...
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The maximum value of z in the following equation z = 6xy + y2, where 3x + 4y $$ \le $$ 100 and 4x + 3y $$ \le $$ 75 for ...
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If the line, 2x - y + 3 = 0 is at a distance $${1 \over {\sqrt 5 }}$$ and $${2 \over {\sqrt 5 }}$$ from the lines 4x - 2...
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If the foot of the perpendicular drawn from the point (1, 0, 3) on a line passing through ($$\alpha $$, 7, 1) is $$\left...
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Let A(1, 0), B(6, 2) and C $$\left( {{3 \over 2},6} \right)$$ be the vertices of a triangle ABC. If P is a Point inside ...
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