MYP Math Distance between two points

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MYP Math Distance between two points

Postby Nyla » Sun Jul 21, 2013 1:46 pm

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?

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Re: MYP Math Distance between two points

Postby Jack » Sun Jul 21, 2013 1:48 pm

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!
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Re: MYP Math Distance between two points

Postby Nyla » Sun Jul 21, 2013 1:48 pm

Thank you Jack!!
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