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TIFFANIEA

  • 2 years ago

find the distance from (-6,-1) to the line defined by y=2x+6. Express as a radical or a number rounded to the nearest hundreth

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  1. sasogeek
    • 2 years ago
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    have you tried graphing this?

  2. TIFFANIEA
    • 2 years ago
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    YES

  3. TIFFANIEA
    • 2 years ago
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    ive graphed and the points I get are no the points I need to put into the distance formula

  4. TIFFANIEA
    • 2 years ago
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    not*

  5. sasogeek
    • 2 years ago
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    what is the distance formula?

  6. sasogeek
    • 2 years ago
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    i'm thinking, before u even go ahead to do that, you should know which point on the line to which you're finding the distance... right?

  7. TIFFANIEA
    • 2 years ago
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    yes

  8. sasogeek
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1368492902562:dw| correct?

  9. TIFFANIEA
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    yes

  10. TIFFANIEA
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    distance from point to line

  11. sasogeek
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    which part of the line are u finding the distance to? horizontally till it intersects? or vertically downward?

  12. sasogeek
    • 2 years ago
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    @satellite73 Please, how would u go about this question? what assumption would you make?

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