# What is the distance between #(–4, 3, 0) # and #(–1, 4, –2) #?

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Mar 13, 2016

#### Explanation:

By using the normal Euclidean metric in

Mar 13, 2016

Distance between is

#### Explanation:

You can construct this scenario using triangles. First you build the xy image (2 space). This image 'if you so prefer, can be viewed as a shadow cast by the actual vector in 3 space. Thus you have two triangles which when combined can be solved using the principle of Pythagoras. Instead of

So for your question we have: