# Find the point P on the line y = 5x that is closest to the point (52,0).  What is the least distance between P and (52,0)? Let D be the distance between the two points. What is the objective function in terms of one number, x? D =

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Find the point P on the line y = 5x that is closest to the point (52,0).  What is the least distance between P and (52,0)?

Let D be the distance between the two points. What is the objective function in terms of one number, x?

D =