# shortest distance to a line   97 videos

• #### Constructing a Perpendicular to a Line

##### GeometryConstructions

How to find the shortest distance between a point and a line.

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• #### Distance Formula

##### GeometryPythagorean Theorem

How to derive the equation for the distance between two points using the Pythagorean Theorem.

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• #### Distance Formula

##### TrigonometryPythagorean Theorem

How to derive the equation for the distance between two points using the Pythagorean Theorem.

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• #### Line Segments

##### GeometryGeometry Building Blocks

How to define and label a line segment.

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• #### Constructing a Perpendicular at a Point on a Line

##### GeometryConstructions

How to construct a perpendicular line at a point on a line.

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• #### Parallel and Skew Lines

##### GeometryGeometry Building Blocks

How to mark parallel lines, how to show lines are parallel, and how to compare skew and parallel lines.

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• #### Parallel and Skew Lines

##### PrecalculusEquations of Lines, Parabolas and Circles

How to mark parallel lines, how to show lines are parallel, and how to compare skew and parallel lines.

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• #### Parallel Planes and Lines

##### GeometryGeometry Building Blocks

How to identify parallel lines, a line parallel to a plane, and two parallel planes.

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• #### Parallel Planes and Lines

##### PrecalculusEquations of Lines, Parabolas and Circles

How to identify parallel lines, a line parallel to a plane, and two parallel planes.

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• #### Standard Form of a Line

##### Algebra 2Graphs of Linear Equations

How to use standard form of a line.

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• #### Converse of Parallel Lines Theorem

##### GeometryReasoning, Diagonals, Angles and Parallel Lines

How to take the converse of the parallel lines theorem.

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• #### Converse of Parallel Lines Theorem

##### PrecalculusEquations of Lines, Parabolas and Circles

How to take the converse of the parallel lines theorem.

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• #### Lines in 3D

##### PrecalculusVectors and Parametric Equations

How to find the vector and parametric equations of a line when given two points on the line.

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• #### Angle Inclination of a Line

How to find the angle of inclination of a line.

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• #### Angle Inclination of a Line

How to find the angle of inclination of a line.

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• #### Point-Slope Form of a Line

##### Algebra 2Graphs of Linear Equations

How to use point-slope form of a line.

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• #### Constructing an Angle Bisector

##### GeometryConstructions

How to define and construct an angle bisector.

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• #### The Distance Formula in Polar Coordinates

##### PrecalculusPolar Coordinates and Complex Numbers

How to derive the distance formula for polar coordinates.

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• #### Slope-Intercept Form of a Line

##### Algebra 2Graphs of Linear Equations

How to graph a line in slope-intercept form.

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• #### Perpendicular, Parallel and Skew Lines in Space

##### PrecalculusVectors and Parametric Equations

How to determine whether two lines in space are parallel or perpendicular.

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