# Point A is at #(3 ,2 )# and point B is at #(3 ,-8 )#. Point A is rotated #pi/2 # clockwise about the origin. What are the new coordinates of point A and by how much has the distance between points A and B changed?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 10, 2016

The new A is

#### Explanation:

A

So,

The distance between the original point A (3,2) and B (3,-8) can be found using the distance formula.

The distance between the new point A (2,-3) and B (3,-8) is

The difference between the A and B changes by approximately