What is the product of the coordinates (h,k) of the center of the circle A circle is tangent to the y axis and has aradius of three units. The center of the circle is in the third quadrant and lies on the graph y-2x=0 What is the product of the coordinates (h,k) of the center of the circle.

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It is given that the circle is tangent to the y axis and has a radius of three units. This implies that the x-coordinate is 3 or -3.

The center lies in the third quadrant. So x = -3

The center also lies on y - 2x = 0

=> y + 6 = 0

=> y = -6

The center of the circle is (-3, -6).

The product of the coordinates of the center is -3*-6 = 18.

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