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anonymous
 one year ago
Am I right on this?... To find the distance from two points in a graph I use the x1,y1 and x2,y2 formula?
anonymous
 one year ago
Am I right on this?... To find the distance from two points in a graph I use the x1,y1 and x2,y2 formula?

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jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I think you are referring to this formula? \[\Large d = \sqrt{\left(x_{2}x_{1}\right)^2+\left(y_{2}y_{1}\right)^2}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but it looks like this...

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok you can use that formula above, or you can simply count out the spaces between the two points you can only count out the spaces if a) the points have the same x coordinate (one point is directly above the other) OR b)the points have the same y coordinate (the two points are on the same horizontal level)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(7,5) (7,3) the points do have the same x.

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you can count out the spaces between the points if you don't want to count out the spaces, you can subtract the coodinates that aren't the same (in this case, the y coordinates) take the absolute value to ensure the result is positive 5  (3) = ??

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no, the distance is going to be a single number

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.15  (3) is not equal to 2

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the two negatives make a positive 5  (3) = 5+3 = 8

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1count it out: there are 8 spaces between the two points

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i am horrible at math today.

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you're welcome
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