What is the distance between (5,-2,4) and (8,8,-1)?

Jean Farrell 2022-09-27 Answered
What is the distance between (5,-2,4) and (8,8,-1)?
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belidla5a
Answered 2022-09-28 Author has 8 answers
The formula for the distance for 3-dimensional coordinates is similar or 2-
dimensional; it is: d = ( x 2 - x 1 ) 2 + ( y 2 - y 1 ) 2 + ( z 2 - z 1 ) 2
We have the two coordinates, so we can plug in the values for x, y, and z:
d = ( - 1 - 4 ) 2 + ( 8 - ( - 2 ) ) 2 + ( 8 - 5 ) 2
Now we simplify:
d = ( - 5 ) 2 + ( 10 ) 2 + ( 3 ) 2
d = 134
If you want to leave it in exact form, you can leave the distance as 134 . However, if you want the decimal answer, here it is rounded to the nearest hundblackth's place:
d 11.58
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