Question

Solution

Correct option is

x + 3y = 0

âˆµ D is the middle point of BC i.e.,   D(1, 1) Slope of the median AD ∴ Slope of BM which is perpendicular to AD = –1/3.

Hence equation of the line BM is x + 3y = 0

which is the required equation of the line.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

If the straight line y = mx + c passes through the points (2, 4) and (–3, 6), find the values of m and c.

Q2

What are the inclination to the x-axis and intercept on y-axis of the line ?

Q3

Find the equation of the straight line cutting off an intercept of 3 units on negative direction of y-axis and inclined at an angle to the axis of x.

Q4

Find the equation to the straight line cutting off an intercept of 5 units on negative direction of y-axis and being equally inclined to the axes.

Q5

Find the equations of the bisectors of the angle between the coordinate axes.

Q6

Find the equation of a line which makes an angle of 135o with positive direction of x-axis and passes through the point (3, 5).

Q7

Find the equation of the straight line bisecting the segment joining the points (5, 3) and (4, 4) and making an angle of 45o with the positive direction of x-axis.

Q8

Find the equation of the right bisector of the line joining (1, 1) and (3, 5).

Q9

Find the equation to the straight line joining the points .

Q10

The vertices of a triangle are A(10, 4), B(–4, 9) and C(–2, –1). Find the equation of the altitude through A.