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anonymous

  • one year ago

Find all y such that the distance between the points (-6, -9) and (-4, y) is 28.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Should you try Pythagorean's theorem?

  2. steve816
    • one year ago
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    Nope, use the distance formula.

  3. anonymous
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    Like @steve816 said,use the distance formula :)

  4. anonymous
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    Your distance formula is Pythagorean's...

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i did but i got sqrt y^2+18y+85=28. do i square both sides?

  6. anonymous
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    @steve816 @RainbowBrony555

  7. anonymous
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    A^2+B^2=C^2 where C is your distance Let a be x and b be y (-6- -4)^2+(-9 + y)^2= 28^2 You will have 2 answers for y. You could also graph it by hand...use a compass...radius=28

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