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MAIN STREET AND ELM

a) A town wants to build a beach house on the lakefront equidistant from the recreation center and the school, (point B) Explain fully how you found the correct location.

b) The town also wants to build a boat-launching site that is equidistant from Elm Road and Main Street, (point L) Explain fully how you found the correct location.

c) The town wants to put up a flagpole in this area that is the same distance from the recreation center, the school and the courthouse, (point F) Explain fully how you found the correct location.

d) You are to consider yourself an architectural designer. You are

trying to get the contract for this job. You need to make of poster of the site.(see diagram below) In addition to finding the points you should draw or use pictures etc. for the beach house, boat launching and flag. You might also want to include some landscaping. Aesthetics in the design will be part of your grade.

Scoring: Part a: If your explanation for finding point B is

geometrically sound (10 points) If point B is in the correct location for a lake-front beach house equidistant from the courthouse and the school (15 points)

Part b: If your explanation for finding point L is geometrically sound (10 points) If point L is in the correct location for a boat-launching site and is equidistant from both roads. (15 points)

Part c: If your explanation for finding point B is geometrically sound (10 points) If point B is in the correct location for a lake-front beach house equidistant from the courthouse and the school (15 points)

Part d: This is worth from 0 to 25 points. Your mark up of the lake front property should look neat, clean and inviting. You want the Selectmen of the town to choose your plan over anyone else's.

Good Luck!

courthouse

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