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kittykat123 Group Title

Use the Distance Formula to find the distance to the nearest tenth between A(-7, -4) and B(-2, 0).

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    so you can make sure that you will be able to find the distance

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    Definitely use the distance formula first

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    Yeah, round to the nearest tenth to get a approximate answer

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    Ok but how do I do that?

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    http://www.purplemath.com/modules/distform.htm

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    Use the distance formula, of course

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    Google rocks!!!

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    from -2 to -7 is 5 units, from -4 to 0 is 4 units, pythagoras says \(5^2+4^2=d^2\) so \(d=\sqrt{5^2+4^2}\)

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    A(-7, -4) and B(-2, 0). D=sqrt(dx^2+dy^2) where dy and dx meand difference in x and y

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    the formula is \[d = \sqrt{(x _{2}-x _{1})^2 + ( y _{2}- y _{1})^2}\] designate the ordered pair A as the 1 point and the other B as the 2 point substitute and evaluate as shown above

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