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cheesymcdouble

  • one year ago

Explain the distance formula. then use it to calculate the distance between A(1,1) and B(7,-7). Sorry I suck at this stuff.

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  1. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    Well do you know what the distance formula is ?

  2. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    Hint : DISTANCE

  3. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    oh ok

  4. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    ok lets do that part later this is the distance formula \[\huge d=\sqrt{(x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2}\] you are given 2 coordinates A(1,1) and B(7,-7). (x1,y1)(x2,y2)

  5. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    When you plug in the given coordinates you get this... \[\huge d=\sqrt{(7-1)^2+(-7-1)^2}\] Solve from here. :)

  6. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    If you're stuck i can help you out! Just let me know! :)

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1441481439744:dw|

  8. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    sorry i am i really do suck at math...

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so it's 10

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    My way is easier

  11. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    @yomamabf they want you to use the distance formula read the directions. Congrats on giving the answer.

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh i alwys thought my way was the distance formula we didn't even learn the real formula

  13. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    thank you so much @yomamabf sorry her way IS easier @pooja195

  14. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    @cheesymcdouble Read the directions that were provided they want the distance formula not her way.

  15. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    @yomamabf we need to do what the directions say.

  16. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    ok ok but it also wants the answer

  17. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    you get the answer after you calculate this : \[\huge d=\sqrt{(7-1)^2+(-7-1)^2}\] Solve from here. :)

  18. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    alright thanks.

  19. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    Also theres another part to your question it asks explain the distance formula are you fimiliar with what the formula is used for?

  20. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    wait what

  21. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    This is why reading the directions is important.

  22. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    \(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{Originally Posted by}}\) @cheesymcdouble Explain the distance formula. then use it to calculate the distance between A(1,1) and B(7,-7). Sorry I suck at this stuff. \(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{End of Quote}}\) Explain the distance formula

  23. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    The distance formula is used to figure out the distance between 2 points. :)

  24. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    ok thanks

  25. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    fwiw both @pooja195 and @yomamabf applied the distance formula. The distance formula is just the specific application of the Pythagorean theorem when you have two points and want to know the distance between them. One method uses a formula, the other draws it out. Use the one that works best for you.

  26. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    ya the drawing one actually helps me best.

  27. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    @peachpi but they want the asker to use the distance formula .-.

  28. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    Oh nvm lol i thought they wanted the physical formula and not the drawing...

  29. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yeah. it's the same either way. \(x_2-x_1=6\) and \(y_2-y_1=8\)

  30. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    ok thanks guys

  31. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    lol

  32. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1441482573482:dw|

  33. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    so the answer is ten?

  34. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    yep :)

  35. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    ok um how did you that...

  36. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    wouldnt it be 14

  37. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    you don't add 6 and 8. \[\sqrt{6^2+8^2}\]

  38. cheesymcdouble
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    um ok then how do you...nvm i suck at this stuff and i dont want to frustrate anyone

  39. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    6² means 6x6 8² means 8x8

  40. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    lol we are here to help! You wont frustrate people :) 6^2+8^2 36+64=100 srt100=10

  41. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    *sqrt

  42. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    ohhhh ok thanks @pooja195 and @peachpi this now makes sense to me

  43. pooja195
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  44. cheesymcdouble
    • one year ago
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    yaaay

  45. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    :)

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