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    Distance Formula

    What is the distance between the points and

    I keep getting the square root of 3990, which apparently is wrong?
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    The distance formula is:

    <br />
D = \sqrt {(x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2}

    So plug in your numbers:

    <br />
D = \sqrt {(41)^2+(53)^2}

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D = \sqrt {4490}

    D=67
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