# Locus of a point-Determining the equation of a curve

A curve is traced by a point P(x,y) which moves such that its distance from the point A(-1,1) is three times its distance from the point B(2,-1). Determine the equation of the curve.

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A curve is traced by a point P(x,y) which ...

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Solution involves finding the locus of a point in the x-y plane. Solution is presented in an easy to understand manner along with a diagram.

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