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The distance d of a point P to the line through points A and B is the length of
the component of AP that is orthogonal to AB, as indicated in the diagram.
So the distance from P = (-4,0) to the line through the points A = (-5,0) and B = (2,3) is
3
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The distance d of a point P to the line through points A and B is the length of the component of AP that is orthogonal to AB, as indicated in the diagram. So the distance from P = (-4,0) to the line through the points A = (-5,0) and B = (2,3) is 3

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