If (a,b) is a point in the xy-plane, then the distance between (a,b) and the x-axis is |b| and the distance between (a,b) and the y-axis is |a|.
Quantity A |
Quantity B |
The total number of points P in the xy-plane such that the distance between P and one of the axes is 10 and the distance between P and the other axis is 8 |
The total number of points Q in the xy-plane such that the distance between Q and one of the axes is 5 and the distance between Q and the other axis is 4. |
A. Quantity A is greater.
B. Quantity B is greater.
C. The two quantities are equal
D. The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
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