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2-41.

What is the distance from the point $(5,10)$ to the line $y=-\frac{1}{3}x+5$? Hint: Draw a perpendicular line.

Find the equation of the perpendicular line.

$y=3x−5$

Find the intersection point of the given line and perpendicular line.

Find the distance from the intersection point to $(5,10)$.