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Asked Dec 21, 2019
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Find the distance between the points (1, −7) and (4, 2).

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Step 1

To find the distance between the given points

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(1.–7) and (4,2)

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Step 2

To find the distance between the point, we use the distance formula connecting the endpoints (x1, y1) and (x2,y2) of line shown below:

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d= (x, - x)* +(y½ - }:)*

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Step 3

Now in order to find the distance between the given points, we will plug (x1, y1)=(1, -7) and (x2,y2)...

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d = j(x, - x; )* +(y2 - »)* -(1-1)" + (2-(-7)* = V(3)*. +(2+7)° = /9+(9)' = 19+81 V90 = 19.10 = 5. V10 = 3V10

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