Tue January 25, 2011 By: Priyanka Kumar

hello mam / sir!! its urgent

Expert Reply
Tue January 25, 2011

Dear student,

The given point is A(2, 3).

The shortest distance of the point A from y-axis will be equal to the length of the perpendicular drawn from the point A to the y-axis and this distance will be equal to .

Here,  = 2. Thus, the shortest distance of the point A from the y-axis is 2 units.

We hope that clarifies your query.




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