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What is the distance $D$ between the point $P_{0}\left(x_{0}, y_{0}\right)$ and the line $a x+b y+c=0$ in $R^2$?

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In $R^{2}$ the distance $D$ between the point $P_{0}\left(x_{0}, y_{0}\right)$ and the line $a x+b y+c=0$ is $$ D=\frac{\left|a x_{0}+b y_{0}+c\right|}{\sqrt{a^{2}+b^{2}}} $$
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