Let A = (x1,y1), B = (x2,y2), and C = (x,y) be three collinear points in the Euclidean Plane with x1<x2. Prove that A-C-B iff x1<x<x2.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 24, 2021, 4:56 pm ad1c9bdddf
If C is between A and B, then AC+CB=AB. So (AC+CB)^2=AB^2, we have
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