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IB Mathematical Studies, Coordinate geometry

How can we find the parameter c if these A(4,c) and B(-2,3) are 6 units apart?

Thanks

How can we find the parameter c if these A(4,c) and B(-2,3) are 6 units apart?

Thanks

- William
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IB Maths Studies, Coordinate geometry, Distance Formula

The distance between two points and

is given by the following formula:

Applying the Distance formula in your case we have

(by squaring both sides)

The distance between two points and

is given by the following formula:

Applying the Distance formula in your case we have

(by squaring both sides)

- nicole
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