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    There are three high schools: A at (-3,3), B at (-4,-2), and C at (4,1). Draw school district boundaries such that every student is going to the closest school with respect to the taxicab distance.


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    Do your own homework!


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    It’s not even homework..I’m studying for a final and needed help with a problem for my review so no need for your rude comments thanks!
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    If you tell us what you've got done so far, and where you're stuck we'll provide help. But we don't provide answers to questions alone.
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    I disagree, if you post a question and ask for an answer with no evidence that you've done any work yourself, you deserve a rude comment for pathetic laziness...
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    No ones asking for an answer does it say that anywhere in my post? No, didn’t think so. It says HELP!! You have nothing better to do than leave rude comments on people’s posts? Talk about pathetic!!
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    Using the taxicab distance formula I found the distance between A and B (6), B and C (11), and A and C (9) and that’s where I get stuck. I’m not sure what exactly it’s asking me to find! We’ve done other problems like this but only with two points!
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    Good luck with your studies, you'll need it :shrug:
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    Quote Originally Posted by nicolep View Post
    I’m not sure what exactly it’s asking me to find! We’ve done other problems like this but only with two points!
    It reads to me like they're looking for boundaries equidistant between "schools".
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