# Worksheet: Distance between Parallel Lines

In this worksheet, we will practice finding the distance between any two parallel lines in the coordinate plane given their equations.

Q1:

What is the distance between the parallel lines and ?

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q2:

What is the distance between the parallel lines and ?

• A length units
• B length units
• C length units
• D length units

Q3:

Find, to the nearest hundredth, the distance between the parallel lines and .

Q4:

Determine the shortest distance between the two parallel lines whose equations are and .

Q5:

Find the shortest distance between the two parallel lines with equations and .

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q6:

The distance between two parallel lines is . If a third line is perpendicuar to both these lines, and intersects them at the points and , find all possible values of .

• A or
• B or
• C or
• D or

Q7:

What is the distance between the parallel lines and ?

• A
• B
• C22
• D

Q8:

What is the distance between the parallel lines and ?

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q9:

What is the distance between the parallel lines and ?

• A1
• B
• C
• D

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