# Find the distance between the lines x + 2y + 2 = 0 and x + 2y + 5 = 0.

Find the distance between the lines x + 2y + 2 = 0 and x + 2y + 5 = 0.

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The distance between the two lines is 3, since the difference in the constant terms on either side of the equal sign (2 and 5) is 3. Geometrically, this is the vertical distance between the two lines when they are graphed in the same coordinate plane.