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# Answer Each of the Following Questions in One Word Or One Sentence Or as per Exact Requirement of the Question: Write the Distance of a Point P(A, B, C) from X-axis. - CBSE (Science) Class 12 - Mathematics

ConceptDirection Cosines and Direction Ratios of a Line

#### Question

Answer each of the following questions in one word or one sentence or as per exact requirement of the question:
Write the distance of a point P(abc) from x-axis.

#### Solution

We know that a general point (xyz) has distance $\sqrt{y^2 + z^2}$  from the x-axis.

∴ Distance of a point P(abc) from x-axis = $\sqrt{b^2 + c^2}$

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RD Sharma Solution for Mathematics for Class 12 by R D Sharma (Set of 2 Volume) (2018-19 Session) (2018 to Current)
Chapter 27: Direction Cosines and Direction Ratios
Ex.Very Short Answers | Q: 20 | Page no. 25

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Solution Answer Each of the Following Questions in One Word Or One Sentence Or as per Exact Requirement of the Question: Write the Distance of a Point P(A, B, C) from X-axis. Concept: Direction Cosines and Direction Ratios of a Line.
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