Find the distance of the point (-6,-6) from the line through (9,5) which points in the direction of -1I-2J.
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The distance the point is from the line equals .
Originally Posted by Plato The distance the point is from the line equals . so (p,q) is (-6,-6), how do I figure out ?
Originally Posted by viet so (p,q) is (-6,-6), how do I figure out ? That is a problem you need to solve. How does one write the equation of a line given a point and a direction vector?
using the parametric equations it should be: x = 9-1t, y= 5-2t
Originally Posted by viet using the parametric equations it should be: x = 9-1t, y= 5-2t Now write it in the Ax+By+C =0 form.
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