Vector math/trigonometry/relative positions problem

I've been trying to solve this on my own, but I've reached a point where the more info I absorb, the more confused and aimless my attempts become.

I'll explain what I'm trying to do with the attached image.

PANEL 1:

This is the basic setup. Three points (represented by sprites within a Node2D, the only nodes involved here), (a) and (b) are dynamic (more on this later), (c) is fixed and cannot move at all.

PANEL 2:

The points are positioned (and should ultimately move) in such a way that if I were to draw a triangle/two triangles as shown, the highlighted angle would always be exactly 90Β°. On top of this, the three sides of the highlighted triangle should also have a fixed *total* length.

PANEL 3:

With this in mind, (b) should move towards the midpoint between (a) and (c) as (a) moves further away (and vice versa), so as to preserve both the 90Β° angle and the total sum of all side lengths.

I feel like there must be a simple method to do exactly this, I'm just finding myself having immense problems successfully applying any of the info I'm reading (including Godot's intro to vector math). It's like I can't see the forest for the trees, which is why I'm asking here.

Additional info:

My original plan was to calculate the midpoint between (a) and (c), then position (b) there with an offset along the y axis, get the distances between (a)-midpoint and (b)-midpoint, and finally reduce (b)-midpoint/offset as (a)-midpoint increases. This didn't work as intended, though.

I'd also like to mention that even though I talk about movement and positioning in my problem description, I don't need help with those aspects. I know how to move things around, I specifically need help figuring out the math that'll return the coordinates I need.

Thanks in advance.

https://preview.redd.it/4b1nlu9nwm651.png?width=1448&format=png&auto=webp&s=58b60ac6d51aa2c045974848ff3a23732ee8630e

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Appreciate any assistance!

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