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    Linear Equation Application: Distance Between a Point & Line

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    Determine the length of pipe that a gas company will need to connect a house which is situated at the point (-6,8) to a gas line whose equation is y=-3x+2.

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    This is a simple problem of the perpendicular distance between a ...

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    The distance between a point and a line is found and discussed. The solution is detailed and well presented.