Find the Distance Between Two Points (1,-6) , (8,1)

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(1,-6) , (8,1)
Use the distance formula to determine the distance between the two points.
Distance=(x2-x1)2+(y2-y1)2
Substitute the actual values of the points into the distance formula.
(8-1)2+(1-(-6))2
Simplify.
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Subtract 1 from 8.
72+(1-(-6))2
Raise 7 to the power of 2.
49+(1-(-6))2
Multiply -1 by -6.
49+(1+6)2
Add 1 and 6.
49+72
Raise 7 to the power of 2.
49+49
Add 49 and 49.
98
Rewrite 98 as 72⋅2.
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Factor 49 out of 98.
49(2)
Rewrite 49 as 72.
72⋅2
72⋅2
Pull terms out from under the radical.
72
72
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
72
Decimal Form:
9.89949493…
Find the Distance Between Two Points (1,-6) , (8,1)

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