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10-62.

Compute the distance from the point

The line

. Sketch this situation. The shortest distance is perpendicular to the line.

The line

. See part (a).

The point

. Use the distance formula or sketch the two points, create a 'slope triangle' and use the Pythagorean Theorem.

The point

. See part (c).