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K.Binks
 one year ago
Find the distance between points (2, 4) and (5, 7)?
K.Binks
 one year ago
Find the distance between points (2, 4) and (5, 7)?

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JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you draw the two points on a xy graph?

princeharryyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sqrt((52)^2+(74)^2) = sqrt ((3)^2+(3)^2) = 3sqrt(2) where sqrt = square root

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1438630600058:dw You can see that you can make a right angle triangle from the 2 points. The length of the side shown as a is the difference in the y values of the points (74) The length of the side shown as b is the difference in the y values of the points (52) Then you can use Pythagoras to calculate the length of th ethe side c (the hypotenuse) a^2 + b^2 = c^2 this is the basis of the answer that @princeharryyy gave above

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2correction to 1 line above: The length of the side shown as b is the difference in the x values of the points (52)
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