What is the distance between the origin of a cartesian coordinate system and the point...

kreamykraka80

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2022-07-16

What is the distance between the origin of a cartesian coordinate system and the point (-3,7)?

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2022-07-17Added 22 answers

The origin of the Cartesian coordinate system is at (0,0)
The distance between (0,0) and (−3,7) can be calculated using the Pythagorean theorem:
h 2 = ( Δ x ) 2 + ( Δ y ) 2
h 2 = ( - 3 ) 2 + ( 7 ) 2
h = 58
we can ignore the possibility of negative value for a distance

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