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    Geometric Proofs

    I am having with this problem of many. Hopefully, once I get this I can answer the rest.

    If I have two points, (-2, -3) and (-4, 4) then the distance between them is sqrt(53)

    What geometric proof defines this?
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    disregard. DF.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinVM20 View Post
    If I have two points, (-2, -3) and (-4, 4) then the distance between them is sqrt(53)
    What geometric proof defines this?
    Plot the points (-4,4),~(-4,-3)~\&~(-2,-3).
    Draw that triangle.You will have a nice right triangle.
    The length of hypotenuse is the distance we want.
    The two legs have lengths 7 & 2.
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