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anonymous
 5 years ago
What is the distance from the point (6,0) to the line y=3x+2?
anonymous
 5 years ago
What is the distance from the point (6,0) to the line y=3x+2?

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which distance you want? shortest most likly

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the shortest distance is a perpendicular line....

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so to find it, we need the line that is perp to this and the point they intersect

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Possible answers are 4, \[2\sqrt{10} , \sqrt{26} , and\ 3\sqrt{6}\] so I guess which ever equals one of those

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the perp has a product of slopes that equals 1 3x = 1 x = 1/3 0 = 1/3(6) +b b = 2 y = (1/3)x +2

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0these lines meet at: 3x+2 = (1/3)x +2 3x + 1/3x = 0 10/3x = 0 x = 0

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they appear to meet at the origin...

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they meet at (0,2) if anything lol

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Per distance formula is \[d= \frac{ \left ax +by +c \right }{ \sqrt{a^2 +b^2}}\]

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im prolly wrong since i guessed that lol

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y = 3x+2 ..... 0 = 6/3 +b 0 = 2 +b b = 2 y = (1/3)x +2.... that seems to work out

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y= 3x+2 get into general form 3x  y + 2 =0 so this means that a=3 , b=1 and c=2 in our formulas above, and (x,y) are the coordinates of the point ( 6,0) so x=6 , y=0

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0d= (9 +2 ) / 2 = 4.5 units

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03x+2 = (1/3)x +2 3x = 1/3x when x=0 right?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(0,2) (6,0) 36 + 4 = 40 = sqrt(40)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0d = \[\frac { \left 3(6) + 0 + 2 \right}{\sqrt{10} }\]

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now your cooking with gas;)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.020sqrt(10)  10

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0need a calculator? :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Very puzzling question lol

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just had to get the sleep of my ears to see what i was doin
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