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anonymous
 4 years ago
Find the shortest distance from the line 2x+6y=3 and passing through the point (9,7)
anonymous
 4 years ago
Find the shortest distance from the line 2x+6y=3 and passing through the point (9,7)

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Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That would be the perpendicular distance so you must first find the equation of the perpendicular through( 9,7) that has slope 3.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do that and we'll go from there.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can yu show me how to do it?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If memory serves, \(\huge \frac{ 2(9)+6(7)3 } { \pm \sqrt{2^2+6^2 } }\)

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you find the equation of a line whose slope is 3 and contains the point (9,7)?

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh. I see that Fool wants to help you now so I'll turn you over to him.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol yu can still help me

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im not sure if yur suppose to use the quadratic formula for this

Mimi_x3
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1THe formula for this, i think: \[\large \frac{ax_{1}+by_{1}+c}{\sqrt{a^{2}+b^{2}}} \]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there is a formula for it

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The proof requires representing the lines in normal form and then finding the perpendicular distances.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Mimi, your formula is close but not apt, it should be Either, \[ \large \pm\frac{ax_{1}+by_{1}+c}{\sqrt{a^{2}+b^{2}}} \] or \[ \large \frac{ax_{1}+by_{1}+c}{\sqrt{a^{2}+b^{2}}} \] Recall, Euclidean distance cannot be negative :)

Mimi_x3
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lol, yeah i forgot my bad.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no worries, as long as you give me medal :P

Mimi_x3
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1obssessed of medals huh :P

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0whats the point of medals? do yu get nythin

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hehe, not really it's fun though.

Mimi_x3
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You get nothing, just a level, it just a waste of time anyway :P

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Why should I answer you? Will I get anything? What is the purpose of anything in life? Life is as meaningless itself as this discussion :P
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