# The distance of the point (−3, 4) from x-axis is

Question:

The distance of the point (−3, 4) from x-axis is

(a) 3

(b) −3

(c) 4

(d) 5

Solution:

The distance of a point $(x, y)$ from $x$-axis is $|y|$.

Here, the point is $(-3,4)$. So, its distance from $x$-axis is $|4|=4$.

Hence, the correct answer is option (c).

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