# How do you find the distance between (5,-8), (-8,6)?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 8, 2018

Use the pyathorem theorem and find the change in x and y to find the distance of the hypothenuse

#### Explanation:

Let A = the change in x

Let B = the change in y

Let C = the distance between the points

The change in x =

The change in y =

The distance between the two points is approximately 19