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Math Help - Help please!!

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    Help please!!

    How do I start this problem? do i use the distance formula in finding the equation... please help me solve this.
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    Re: Help please!!

    do you know what the distance from the point $(x_p,y_p)$ to the point $(a,b)$ is?

    do you know what the distance from the point $(x_p,y_p)$ to the line $y=mx+c$ is?
    Last edited by romsek; May 20th 2014 at 12:07 AM.
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