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If a line is perpendicular to the line 5x–y=0 and forms a triangle of area 5 square units with coordinate axes then its equation is ?

If a line is perpendicular to the line 5x–y=0 and forms a triangle of area 5 square units with coordinate axes then its equation is ?

Grade:12th pass

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Vijay Mukati
askIITians Faculty 2590 Points
7 years ago
Hint. Write the general eqation perpendicular to the given line. Find its intersection ponts with the co-ordinate axis. And finally apply the condition that the are formed by the triangle (Right angled triangle) should be = 5. You will get the value of constant for the perpendicular line.
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