# What is the distance between #(-6 , pi/2 )# and #(1 , pi/6 )#?

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Jan 27, 2018

#### Explanation:

This problem is more easily done in rectangular coordinates:

Now we can just use the distance formula:

More generally, if we rewrite the first point as

Jan 27, 2018

**Distance between points is** **unit .**

#### Explanation:

Polar coordinates of point A is

Polar coordinates of point B is

Distance between points

Distance between points is