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MYP Math, Coordinate geometry, Distance between two points

How can we find the parameter p if these A(-2,p) and B(3,-4) are 5 units apart?

Thanks

How can we find the parameter p if these A(-2,p) and B(3,-4) are 5 units apart?

Thanks

- Nyla
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MYP Math, Distance between two points, Distance Formula

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

Applying the above formula in our case we have

(by squaring both sides)

Hope these help!

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

Applying the above formula in our case we have

(by squaring both sides)

Hope these help!

- Jack
**Posts:**0**Joined:**Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:08 pm

Thank you Jack!!

- Nyla
**Posts:**0**Joined:**Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:11 pm

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