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    Hey guys, need help with this math problem. I can find the distance between two points, but this one is confusing me:



    Find x so that the distance between (-3,2) and (x,1) is the square root of 5.




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    Quote Originally Posted by amw9490 View Post
    Hey guys, need help with this math problem. I can find the distance between two points, but this one is confusing me:



    Find x so that the distance between (-3,2) and (x,1) is the square root of 5.


    \textcolor{red}{5 = [x-(-3)]^2 + (1-2)^2}

    solve for x
    ...
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