What is the distance between (2,-6) and (7,4)?

Payton Rasmussen 2022-09-07 Answered
What is the distance between (2,-6) and (7,4)?
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Danielle Gilbert
Answered 2022-09-08 Author has 5 answers
The formula for calculating the distance between two points is:
d = ( x 2 - x 1 ) 2 + ( y 2 - y 1 ) 2
Substituting the values from the points in the problem gives:
d = ( 7 - 2 ) 2 + ( 4 + 6 ) 2
d = 5 2 + 10 2
d = 25 + 100
d = 125
d = 5 5
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