# Solution: Find the equation of the line given the length of the line segment intercepted by the coordinate axes

A line passes through point (2, 2). Find the equation of the line if the length of the line segment intercepted by the coordinate axes is the square root of 5.

#### Problem Statement: ECE Board November 1998

A line passes through point (2, 2). Find the equation of the line if the length of the line segment intercepted by the coordinate axes is the square root of 5.

The equation of the line is 2x – y – 2 = 0.

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