# Distance between (1,4) and (-3,-2)?

Distance between (1,4) and (-3,-2)?
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Abagail Meyers
The formula for distance is simply pythagoras written in different terms.
$d=\sqrt{{\left({x}_{2}-{x}_{1}\right)}^{2}+{\left({y}_{2}-{y}_{1}\right)}^{2}}$
Substituting and solving we get:
$d=\sqrt{{\left(1+3\right)}^{2}+{\left(4+2\right)}^{2}}$
$d=\sqrt{{4}^{2}+{6}^{2}}$
$d=\sqrt{52}$
$d=7.21$