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Find the distance between the $x$-intercept and the $y$-intercept of the graph of the equation $5x - 12y = 60$.

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5x - 12y = 60

 

y intercept  is   (0, - 5)

x intercept is  (12, 0)

 

The distance between these two points is

 

sqrt ( 5^2 + 12^2)  = sqrt (169)  =  13  units

 

 

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CPhill  Nov 19, 2017
edited by CPhill  Nov 19, 2017

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