Distance between two points

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Distance between two points

Postby Jane » Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:03 am

IB Mathematics SL, Coordinate geometry, Distance between two points


How can we find the distance between two points B(1,6) and C(-4,7) ?

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Re: Distance between two points

Postby nicole » Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:06 am

IB Math SL, Coordinate geometry, Distance Formula

The distance between two points and is given by the following formula:





Applying the distance formula in our case we have



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Re: Distance between two points

Postby Jane » Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:10 am

Thanks Nicole!
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