# On a map of Amanda's city, the marina is at (2, 9) and the restaurant is at (2, 8). What is the vertical distance between the marina and the restaurant?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 29, 2018

#### Answer:

**The distance between the marina and the restaurant is #1# unit.**

#### Explanation:

The distance between two points is shown by the formula:

We have the values for the two coordinates, so we can substitute them into the distance formula:

And now we simplify:

**The distance between the marina and the restaurant is #1# unit.**

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