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Which diagram shows the most useful positioning of a rectangle in the first quadrant of a coordinate plane? Answers are in the pictures.

Mathematics 09/01/2020 12:59 AM answersmine

Answered @ 09/01/2020 12:59 AM By answersmine

Answer:

Figure C having points (1,1), (b,1), (b,a) and (1,a) will be the most useful.

Step-by-step explanation:

We are required to position a rectangle in the first quadrant in the most useful way possible.

As we can see that,

In figure A, the line joining (1,0) and (b,0) lies on the x-axis.

In figure B, the points (0,a) and (a,0) lies on the x-axis.

In figure D, the line joining (0,0) with (b,0) and (0,0) with (0,a) lies on the x-axis.

But, we need the figure to be placed inside the Ist quadrant.

So, all above options are discarded.

Hence, option C is correct.

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