## anonymous 5 years ago Find the length of the line segment Point 1 - (3,17) Point 2 - (8,5)

1. Hero

Use graph paper

2. anonymous

i know, bout what's the forumula. Thats all i need to know

3. Hero

I hate the formula. That's why I use graph paper

4. anonymous

oh yeah, i remember you stated in one of your earlier answers that you're a visual solver. Sorry man. Our exam we won't get graph paper ya'kno

5. Hero

You can bring your own scratch paper to the exam in the form of graph paper though.

6. anonymous

nope, we're not allowed. Its the final exam; in Canada

7. Hero

$d = \sqrt{(x_2 - x_1)^2 + (y_2 - y_1)^2 }$

8. Hero

That's the Distance Formula

9. anonymous

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10. anonymous

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11. anonymous

Therefore length of the line segment = 13

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