﻿ On the portion of the straight line x + y = 2 which is intercepted between the axes, a square is constructed, away from the origin, with this portion as one of its side. If p denotes the perpendicular distance of a side of this square from the origin, then the maximum value of p is  : Kaysons Education

# On The Portion Of The Straight Line x + y = 2 Which Is Intercepted Between The Axes, A Square Is Constructed, Away From The Origin, With This Portion As One Of Its Side. If p denotes The Perpendicular Distance Of A Side Of This Square From The Origin, Then The Maximum Value Of p is

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Clearly p = perpendicular distance from (0, 0) to AD + side of the square (Fig)

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