# Math Help - help on graphing problem for calculus summer assgn.

1. ## help on graphing problem for calculus summer assgn.

Determine a value for k so that the point (1,k) is the same distance from the line x=-2 as it is from the point (2,0)

2. The distance from the point to the line is 3.
The distance between the two points is $\sqrt{1+k^2}$.
So, you have to solve the equation $\sqrt{1+k^2}=3$.