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Distance Formula Example 1

Here is an example of how to use the distance formula.  Remember to read the lesson on this topic. Basic steps to follow: 1. First understand the distance formula finds the “distance” between two points on the x-y plane. 2. Next plug in your (x, y) points into the formula 3. Simplify the expression using […]

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Distance Formula

Put away the tape measure- if you want to find the distance between two points (x, y) we can break out the “distance formula”. The formula relates to geometry but it’s huge in algebra.  The formula is pretty easy to use and although it looks a little complex it’s really not.  Let’s say I want […]

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