# A triangle ABC is given where vertex A is (1,1) and the orthocenter is (2,4). Also sides AB and AC are members of the family of lines ax+by+c=0 where a,b,c are in A.P. Find the coordinates of the circumcentre. Also find the angles of the triangle justify whether the trianlge is acute angled triangle of obtuse.

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The complete question is:
A triangle ABC is given where vertex A is (1 , 1) and the orthocenter is (2 , 4). Also sides AB and AC are members of the family ax + by + c = 0 where a, b, c are in A.P.
Based on the above written, solve the following questions.

1. The vertex B is
(A) (2, 1)
(B) (1, -2)
(C) (-1, 2)
(D) None of these

2. Triangle ABC is a/an
(A) obtuse angled triangle
(B) right angled triangle
(C) acute angled triangle
(D) equilateral triangle

3. The coordinate of the circumcentre is?

Solution:
Since ax + by + c = 0 is a family of lines which satisfy AB and Ac, so A(1, 1) must lie on it. It gives us
a(1) + b(1) + c = 0
a + b + c = 0
Now a, b and c are in A.P. Let us assume that the common difference is d. So,
a = a
b = a + d
c = a + 2d

Putting these values into a + b + c = 0 , we get;
a = -d
So b = 0 and c = -a
Now let us get back to ax + by + c = 0
ax + (0)y -a = 0
ax = a
Therefore x = 1
If we look the the options, we can clearly say it is (B) (1, -2)

Now Again for coordinate of C lets say (h,k).

So C is (-17,4)
Now we have A (1,1,), B(2,-1), and C(-17,4)
SO we can find circum center and angles by using direct formula.
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