**Vertices of rectangle question3 :**

Here we are going to see practice question on vertices of parallelogram.

**Definition of rectangle :**

A rectangle is a quadrilateral in which opposite sides are parallel and equal in length. In other words opposite sides of a quadrilateral are equal in length then the quadrilateral is called a rectangle.

(i) First we have to find the length of all sides using distance between two points formula.

(ii) The rectangle can be divided into two right triangles.

(iii) If the given four vertices satisfies those conditions we can say the given vertices forms a rectangle.

**Question 3 :**

Examine whether the given points A (-2,7) and B (5,4) and C (-1,-10) and D (-8,-7) forms a rectangle.

**Solution :**

To show that the given points forms a rectangle we need to find the distance between three points.

Distance Between Two Points (x ₁, y₁) and (x₂ , y₂)

**√(x₂ - x₁)² + (y₂ - y₁)²**

Four points are A (-2,7) and B (5,4) and C (-1,-10) and D (-8,-7)

Distance between the points A and B

**= √(x₂ - x₁)² + (y₂ - y₁)²**

Here **x₁ = -2, y₁ = 7, x₂ = 5 and y₂ = 4**

**= **
√(5-(-2))² + (4-7)²

= ** **
√(5+2)² + (-3)²

= ** **
√7² + (-3)²

= √49 + 9

= √58 units

Distance between the points B and C

= **√(x₂ - x₁)² + (y₂ - y₁)²**

Here **x₁ = 5, y₁ = 4, x₂ = -1 and y₂ = -10**

**= **
√(-1-5)² + (-10-4)²

= ** **
√(-6)² + (-14)²

= ** **
√36 + 196

= √232

= √232 units

Distance between the points C and D

= **√(x₂ - x₁)² + (y₂ - y₁)²**

Here **x₁ = -1, y₁ = -10, x₂ = -8 and y₂ = -7**

**= **
√(-8-(-1))² + (-7-(-10))²

= ** **
√(-8+1)² + (-7+10)²

= ** **
√(-7)² + (3)²

= √49 + 9

= √58 units

Distance between the points D and A

= **√(x₂ - x₁)² + (y₂ - y₁)²**

Here **x₁ = -8, y₁ = -7, x₂ = -2 and y₂ = 7**

**= **
√(-2-(-8))² + (7-(-7))²

= ** **
√(-2+8)² + (7+7)²

= ** **
√6² + 14²

= √36 + 196

= √232 units

AB = √58 units

BC = √232 units

CD = √58 units

DA = √232 units

Length of opposite sides are equal.To test whether it forms right triangle we need to find the length of diagonal AC.

Distance between the points A and C

= **√(x₂ - x₁)² + (y₂ - y₁)²**

Here **x₁ = -2, y₁ = 7, x₂ = -1 and y₂ = -10**

**= **
√(-1-(-2))² + (-10-7)²

= ** **
√(-1+2)² + (-17)²

= ** **
√1² + 289

= √290

= √290 units

AC² = AB² + BC²

(√290)² = (√58) ² + (√232)²

290 = 58 + 232

290 = 290

So the given vertices forms a rectangle.

(1) Examine whether the given points A (-3,2) and B (4,2) and C (4,-3) and D (-3,-3) forms a rectangle.

(2) Examine whether the given points A (8,3) and B (0,-1) and C (-2,3) and D (6,7) forms a rectangle.

(3) Examine whether the given points A (-2,7) and B (5,4) and C (-1,-10) and D (-8,-7) forms a rectangle.

(4) Examine whether the given points P (-3,0) and Q (1,-2) and R (5,6) and S (1,8) forms a rectangle.

(5) Examine whether the given points P (-1,1) and Q (0,0) and R (3,3) and S (2,4) forms a rectangle.

(6) Examine whether the given points P (5,4) and Q (7,4) and R (7,-3) and S (5,-3) forms a rectangle.

(7) Examine whether the given points P (0,-1) and Q (-2,3) and R (6,7) and S (8,3) forms a rectangle.

(8) Examine whether the given points A (2,-2) and B (8,4) and C (5,7) and D (-1,1) forms a rectangle.

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