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# What is the locus of a straight line?

A line is straight if it has a constant gradient, i.e. if the gradients between any two points on the line are equal. If the gradients between any two points on the locus are equal, then the locus is a straight line. If the locus is a straight line, then the gradients between any two points on the locus are equal.

In this regard, what is the locus of a line?

In geometry, a locus (plural: loci) (Latin word for "place", "location") is a set of all points (commonly, a line, a line segment, a curve or a surface), whose location satisfies or is determined by one or more specified conditions.

One may also ask, how do you find the locus of a circle? In algebraic terms, a circle is the set (or "locus") of points (x, y) at some fixed distance r from some fixed point (h, k). The value of r is called the "radius" of the circle, and the point (h, k) is called the "center" of the circle. (h, k) = (0, 0), then the equation simplifies to x2 + y2 = r2.

Beside this, what is the formula of locus?

The required equation to the locus under the given conditions is x2 + y2 = 16. Last one. In this one, we were to find out the locus of a point such that it is equidistant from two fixed points, which was the perpendicular bisector of the line joining the points.

What is locus of the point?

A locus is the set of all points (usually forming a curve or surface) satisfying some condition. For example, the locus of points in the plane equidistant from a given point is a circle, and the set of points in three-space equidistant from a given point is a sphere.

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