Distance Formula

Introduction: Distance Formula

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

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Step 1:

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:

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.

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    3 years ago

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


    3 years ago

    Thanks for sharing :)