# help distance between two points

• Jan 23rd 2007, 09:41 AM
RashanHoliday
help distance between two points
can someone help (Using the Pythagorean Theorem, find the distance between this pair of points: A(1, 1) and B(3, 4)).
• Jan 23rd 2007, 10:13 AM
ThePerfectHacker
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Originally Posted by RashanHoliday
can someone help (Using the Pythagorean Theorem, find the distance between this pair of points: A(1, 1) and B(3, 4)).

Look at the picture.
We have a right triangle with sides
2 and 3.
Thus the length (hypotenuse) is,
$\sqrt{2^2+3^2}$
• Jan 23rd 2007, 10:20 AM
RashanHoliday
thinks