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anonymous
 5 years ago
find the length of the segment from (3,2) to (5,1)
anonymous
 5 years ago
find the length of the segment from (3,2) to (5,1)

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the answer is \[\sqrt{73}\], i just have no idea on how to get there

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The length L is given by: \[L=\sqrt{(5(3))^2+(12)^2}=\sqrt{8^2+(3)^2}=\sqrt{64+9}=\sqrt{73}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, you take the square of the difference of the x's coordinates , add it to the square of the difference of the y's coordinates. And then, square the whole number. You have to be careful with signs. Does that make sense?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it does, thank you. is that a specific formula that you're using though?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nevermind I found it, thanks!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah. You're welcome, and thanks for the medal.
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