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What is distance from point (3,4) to line x+y+3=0?

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nurli | Honors

Posted September 22, 2013 at 5:07 PM via web

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What is distance from point (3,4) to line x+y+3=0?

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted September 22, 2013 at 5:11 PM (Answer #1)

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The distance of the point (3, 4) from x + y + 3 = 0 is `(3 + 4 + 3)/sqrt(1 + 1)`

= `10/ sqrt 2`

=> `5*sqrt 2`

The distance of the point (3, 4) from the line x + y + 3 = 0 is `5*sqrt 2`

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