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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Originally Posted by fabxx 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 d = sqrt[(x2 -x1)^2 +(y2 -y1)^2] 17 = sqrt[(x -10)^2 +(3 -18)^2] Solve for x.
Originally Posted by ticbol d = sqrt[(x2 -x1)^2 +(y2 -y1)^2] 17 = sqrt[(x -10)^2 +(3 -18)^2] Solve for x. Can you please explain why square root the equation? Thanks
Originally Posted by fabxx Can you please explain why square root the equation? Thanks Are you familiar with the formula for the distance between two points? ticbol used that formula. The Distance Formula
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