# Math Help - Need help with one math problem

1. ## Need help with one math problem

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.

Any help is appreciated.

2. Originally Posted by amw9490
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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