Minimizing the Sum of Two Distances

Geometry Level 3

The value of yy that minimizes the sum of the two distances from (3,5) (3,5) to (1,y) (1,y) and from (1,y) (1,y) to (4,9) (4,9) can be written as ab\frac{a}{b} where aa and bb are coprime positive integers. Find a+ba + b.

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