OpenStudy (anonymous):

What is the taxidistance between (4, 7) and (17, 2)? (Points : 5) 30 18 13 8

6 years ago
OpenStudy (jamesj):

In general, what is the distance between a pair of points: $$(x_1,y_1)$$ and $$(x_2,y_2)$$?

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

uhm. Not sure. I'm sorry :( Im really not good with math

6 years ago
OpenStudy (jamesj):

Draw these two points (4,7) and (17,2) is a grid a construct a right triangle where the straight line between these two points is a right-angled triangle. Once you've done that, you will see how to use Pythagorus theorem to find the length of that hypothenuse.

6 years ago
OpenStudy (jamesj):

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6 years ago
OpenStudy (jamesj):

You see what to do now?

6 years ago