# Distance of a point from a line

**Distance of a point from a line (Question)**

Find the perpendicular distance of the following points to the line of y = 3x + 1.

- (3,4)
- (5,1)
- (2,0)

*Guide:
*

*Given with a line of ax + by + c = 0 and a point located at (m,n). The perpendicular distance of the point from the line can be calculated by using the formula below.*

*d = |am + bn + c|/√(a ^{2} + b^{2})*

**Distance of a point from a line (Answer)**

- 1.897
- 4.743
- 2.214

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