# What is the distance between #(5,-2,4)# and #(8,8,-1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 29, 2018

#### Explanation:

The formula for the distance for 3-dimensional coordinates is similar or 2-dimensional; it is:

We have the two coordinates, so we can plug in the values for

Now we simplify:

If you want to leave it in exact form, you can leave the distance as

Hope this helps!