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janessia
 2 years ago
Find the distance between the pair of parallel lines, y = 2x+1 & y = 2x+16.
Choose one answer.
a. square root of 45, or appx 6.7
b. 15
c. square root of 54, or appx 7.3
d. square root of 50, or appx 7.1
janessia
 2 years ago
Find the distance between the pair of parallel lines, y = 2x+1 & y = 2x+16. Choose one answer. a. square root of 45, or appx 6.7 b. 15 c. square root of 54, or appx 7.3 d. square root of 50, or appx 7.1

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robinfr93
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Distance between two parallel line is given by the algorithm \[\left c1c2\div \sqrt{a ^{2}+ b ^{2}} \right\]

robinfr93
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1let me give you a hint, the answer will be in square root. :)

janessia
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol thanks tht narrows it down

janessia
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wat does c1 and c2 stand for? what do i plug in there?

robinfr93
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1your most welcome... and remember since both the lines are parallel the value of a and b in both the equation will always be the SAME!!!

robinfr93
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1c1 is the constant of the first equation and c2 s the constant of second equation.. since your using modulus,i.e,absolute value of it.. IT doesn't matter which equation you choose as first or second..
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