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DustinMHayes
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Use the distance formmula to find the distance between point B (3,8) and point C (2,4).
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Use the distance formmula to find the distance between point B (3,8) and point C (2,4).
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PhoenixFire Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Do you know what the distance formula is?
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DustinMHayes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes but I'm confused as to where to put the numbers in.
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PhoenixFire Group TitleBest 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.
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DustinMHayes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is 3 8 x1 and y1
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PhoenixFire Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
it 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
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DustinMHayes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Is the answer 17
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\[dist=\sqrt{(2+3)^2+(4+8)^2}=\sqrt{25+144}=\sqrt{169}=13\]
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DustinMHayes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
My distance formula says you subtract x 2 and x 1
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PhoenixFire Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yup. \[2(3)=2+3=5\]
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PhoenixFire Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[4(8)=4+8=12\] Double negative becomes a positive.
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DustinMHayes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok. Thanks for youre help.
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