Mathematics
tootie101
2016-09-25 21:33:24
What is the distance between (2, -1) and (-1, -5) on the coordinate plane? 7 units 6 units 5 units 4 units
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NicolaPoppenhagen131
2016-09-26 02:55:33

You can use the distance formula:  [latex] sqrt{(x_2 - x_1)^2 + (y_2 - y_1)^2}[/latex] Plug in the given coordinates:  [latex] sqrt{(-5-2)^2 + (-1+1)^2}[/latex] [latex] sqrt{(7)^2 + (0)^2}[/latex] [latex] sqrt{49+0}[/latex] [latex] sqrt{49}=7[/latex] Final answer : 7units

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