Question

On a number line, suppose point E has a coordinate of 4, and EG = 6. What are the possible coordinates of point G?

Solution

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$G$ is either to the left or to the right of $E$ on the number line.

If $G$ is to the left of $E$, then its coordinate is:

$G=4-6=\color{#c34632}-2$

If $G$ is to the right of $E$, then its coordinate is:

$G=4+6=\color{#c34632}10\color{white}\tag{1}$

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