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Distance between a line and a point calculator

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This online calculator uses the line-point distance formula to determine the distance between a point and a line in the 2D plane.

Distance between a line and a point
supports lines in both standard and slope-intercept form
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example 1:ex 1:
Find the distance from the line $3x + 4y - 5 = 0$ to the point point $( -2, 5) $.
example 2:ex 2:
Find the perpendicular distance from the point $(5, -1)$ to the line $y = \frac{1}{2}x + 2 $
example 3:ex 3:
Find the perpendicular distance from the point $(-3, 1)$ to the line $y = 2x + 4$.
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