# What is the distance between #(3, 0) # and #(0, 4) #?

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Jan 2, 2016

#### Answer:

It's 5 (Euclidean distance)

#### Explanation:

Use the Euclidean distance:

**Note**: The order of the coordinates inside the powers does not matter.

**Understanding it**: Geometrically speaking, draw a line between these two points in the Cartesian system. Afterwards, draw a vertical line and a horizontal line in each of the points. You can notice that they form 2 triangles which have a