In the xy-coordinate plane, the distance between point B (10, 18) and point A (x, 3) is 17. What is one possible value of x?

I don't get this, please help.

Thanks in advance

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- Sep 22nd 2008, 05:00 AMfabxxxy coordinate plane (535)
In the xy-coordinate plane, the distance between point B (10, 18) and point A (x, 3) is 17. What is one possible value of x?

I don't get this, please help.

Thanks in advance - Sep 22nd 2008, 05:32 AMticbol
- Sep 22nd 2008, 05:41 AMfabxx
- Sep 22nd 2008, 06:28 AMmr fantastic
Are you familiar with the formula for the distance between two points? ticbol used that formula.

The Distance Formula