Chapter 7.1, Problem 14E

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Textbook Problem

Note: Exercises preceded by an asterisk are of a more challenging nature.

*In Exercises 11 to 22, sketch and describe each locus in the plane.*

Find the locus of points that are equidistant from two fixed points

To determine

**To find:**

The locus of points that are equidistant from two fixed points

Explanation

**Definition:**

The locus of points in a plane that are equidistant from the endpoints of a line segment is the perpendicular bisector of that line segment.

**Calculation:**

Step 1: Locate two arbitrary points as fixed points

Step 2: Locate the midpoint of the line

Step 3: Draw a line perpendicular to the line

Step 4: Locate any point

Step 5: Draw the lines

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