# How do I find the distance between two points?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 30, 2015

Use distance formula or Pythagorean Theorem

#### Explanation:

The formula is d=

if point A is (

You can actually derive this from the Pythagorean Theorem. It's tough to show here, but set up a right triangle, connect Points A and B with a point C containing the right angle (

Example: Points (2, -3) and (-1, 5)

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