Find the point on the line 2 x + 6 y + 2 = 0 which is closest to the point ( 2, 0 ).
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Originally Posted by sonia12 Find the point on the line 2 x + 6 y + 2 = 0 which is closest to the point ( 2, 0 ). What have you tried so far? -Dan
Originally Posted by sonia12 Find the point on the line 2 x + 6 y + 2 = 0 which is closest to the point ( 2, 0 ). Hint: The shortest distance between a point and a line will be a segment that runs perpendicular to the line.
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