Find the Distance Between Two Points (3,8) , (-9,4)

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(3,8) , (-9,4)
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.
((-9)-3)2+(4-8)2
Simplify.
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Subtract 3 from -9.
(-12)2+(4-8)2
Raise -12 to the power of 2.
144+(4-8)2
Subtract 8 from 4.
144+(-4)2
Raise -4 to the power of 2.
144+16
Add 144 and 16.
160
Rewrite 160 as 42⋅10.
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Factor 16 out of 160.
16(10)
Rewrite 16 as 42.
42⋅10
42⋅10
Pull terms out from under the radical.
410
410
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
410
Decimal Form:
12.64911064…
Find the Distance Between Two Points (3,8) , (-9,4)

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