# How do you find the length of a slope Q (5,3) R (2, -1)?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 17, 2015

The length of the line segment between Q

#### Explanation:

Using the Pythagorean Theorem:

The horizontal distance (i.e. the

The vertical distance (i.e. the

The distance between Q and R (as given by the Pythagorean Theorem) is