How do I answer this question? "Locate a point C on the x-axis such that AC+BC is minimized C=(_______, 0 )"

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pramodpandey | College Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

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Let coordinate of A and B be respectively `(0,y_1) and (x_2,y_2).` Let coordinate of pont C be `(x,0)` ,which minimize AC+BC



`x_2,y_1 ,and y_2`  are fixed ,we can choose only x.

so if we choose x=0 ,it will give minimum.