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Find the point on the line y = 4x + 5 that is closest to the origin.

Ronald Miller

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Alexa Spicer on May 24, 2018

Step 1Find the equation of the line perpendicular to that passed through the originwe know that the slope of the equation of isif two lines are perpendicularthen the product of their slopes is equal to the slope of the line perpendicular is equal towith m2 and the source to find the equation of the lineStep 2Solve the system---> equation -----> equation Multiplying the equation by Added an equation and the equation of the solution is the point =thereforethe answer isthe point is to see the attached figure

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