Find the distance between the lines 5x – 12y + 2 = 0 and
5x – 12y – 3 = 0.
None of these
The distance between the lines
5x – 12y + 2 = 0 and 5x – 12y – 3 = 0 is
I- Alternative Method: The constant term in both equations are 2 and –3 which are of opposite sign. Hence origin lies between them.
II- Alternative Method : Putting y = 0 in 5x – 12y – 3 = 0 then x = 3/5
Hence distance between the lines 5x – 12y + 2 = 0 and (5x – 12y – 3 = 0)
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