Introduction: Distance Formula

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This is the distance formula. Lets say you have two points. One is (3,4), and the other is (2,3).

Step 1:

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First, you would take the numbers and plug them into the formula. That is done by the order of the numbers, as seen in the picture.

Step 2:

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Second, solve the formula, simply by subtracting the parenthesis, then squaring the numbers and adding them.

Step 3:

That's it! You have your distance! In this example, the answer was 2. Make sure to label your answer with the correct type of unit.


baudeagle (author)2016-10-22

I would suggest that you might want plot this out graphically. This may help people to better understand what you are demonstrating.

Swansong (author)2016-10-21

Thanks for sharing :)

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