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anonymous
 4 years ago
Use the distance formmula to find the distance between point B (3,8) and point C (2,4).
anonymous
 4 years ago
Use the distance formmula to find the distance between point B (3,8) and point C (2,4).

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PhoenixFire
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Do you know what the distance formula is?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes but I'm confused as to where to put the numbers in.

PhoenixFire
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[d=\sqrt{x^2+y^2}=\sqrt{(x_1x)^2+(y_1y)^2}\] You have two points, find the change in x and change in y, and put into the formula.

PhoenixFire
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2it shouldn't make a difference since it's squared. But usually if you want to find the distance from B to C, your x1y1=C and xy=B

PhoenixFire
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[dist=\sqrt{(2+3)^2+(4+8)^2}=\sqrt{25+144}=\sqrt{169}=13\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0My distance formula says you subtract x 2 and x 1

PhoenixFire
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yup. \[2(3)=2+3=5\]

PhoenixFire
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[4(8)=4+8=12\] Double negative becomes a positive.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok. Thanks for youre help.
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