IB Distance between two points

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IB Distance between two points

Postby William » Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:17 am

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?

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Re: IB Distance between two points

Postby nicole » Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:25 am

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)



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Re: IB Distance between two points

Postby William » Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:27 am

Thanks Nicole!
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