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# Find the Distance of the Point (2, 3, 4) from the X-axis. - CBSE (Commerce) Class 12 - Mathematics

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ConceptDirection Cosines and Direction Ratios of a Line

#### Question

Find the distance of the point (2, 3, 4) from the x-axis.

#### Solution

$\text{ A general point (x, y, z) is at a distance of } \sqrt{y^2 + z^2} \text{ from the x - axis } .$

$\therefore \text{ Distace of the point (2, 3, 4) from x - axis } = \sqrt{3^2 + 4^2} = \sqrt{25} = 5 \text{ units }$

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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: 16 | Page no. 25

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Solution Find the Distance of the Point (2, 3, 4) from the X-axis. Concept: Direction Cosines and Direction Ratios of a Line.
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