Introduction: How to Find the Distance From a Point to a Line

Follow these simple steps to find the distance from a point to a line!

Step 1: Step 1

First you will identify your points and you will see where the point is perpendicular to the line. In this point A is perpendicular to (.5,1.5)

Step 2: Step 2

Now you will use the distance formula and plug in the points from left to right and solve.

Step 3: Step 3

The distance from point A to the line is about 2.83 units!