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Old 08-08-2007   #1
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How to find the length of the perpendicular from (3,2) on the line 3x+2y+1=0.

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Old 08-09-2007   #2
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Write the line in slope intercept form:
Since slopes of perpendicular lines are negative reciprocals, the perpendicular line is in the form Substituting (3,2) in, we find , so the line is
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Old 08-25-2007   #3
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ROLF, analytical gets beeped out

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