# Thread: Length of line segment?????

1. ## Length of line segment?????

points of line AB are A(6,5) and B(-2,1) the mid point of that line is (2,3) how do i find the length of this line??? Please help!

2. Originally Posted by ErinVErin
points of line AB are A(6,5) and B(-2,1) the mid point of that line is (2,3) how do i find the length of this line??? Please help!
the length of the line between two points $\displaystyle (x_1,y_1) \mbox{ and } (x_2,y_2)$ is given by:

$\displaystyle L = \sqrt{(x_2 - x_1)^2 + (y_2 - y_1)^2}$