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    can someone help (Using the Pythagorean Theorem, find the distance between this pair of points: A(1, 1) and B(3, 4)).
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    Quote Originally Posted by RashanHoliday View Post
    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}
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