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  1. #1
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    Question [SOLVED] Please Help

    What is the distance between the points (-2,-4) and (3,8)

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    Plot the 2 points: they're the end points of an hypotenuse...
    complete the right triangle...get it?
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    We know,
    d=square root of {(x2-x1)^2+(y2-y1)^2} which is got by using Pythagorean Theorem,
    Using this for the points (-2,-4) and (3,8) we get d=13..
    I guess Im right ..
    Can anyone confirm it for me...please..
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