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Locus of fixed points

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Homework Statement


Given z1 and z2 as fixed points describe the locus of the point z1+t(z2-z1)
a)t is real
b)0<t<1


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The Attempt at a Solution


My problem is that I don't even understand what a locus is.
b)z1 or z2 if t is 1.
 

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tiny-tim
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Hi kathrynag! :smile:
My problem is that I don't even understand what a locus is..
You get plagues of locuses … they're the curves described by the Israelites when they left Egypt. :wink:

At t = 0, Moses was at position z1, and at t = 1 he was at position z2 …

so where was he at a general time t, between 0 and 1? :smile:
 
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Hi kathrynag! :smile:


You get plagues of locuses … they're the curves described by the Israelites when they left Egypt. :wink:

At t = 0, Moses was at position z1, and at t = 1 he was at position z2 …

so where was he at a general time t, between 0 and 1? :smile:
between z1 and z2?
 
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tiny-tim
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between z1 and z2?
well … yeah … but where exactly … and why? :smile:
 

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