What is the distance between (8, 2)  and  (1,-6) ?

Feb 19, 2016

distance =sqrt(113

Explanation:

(8,2)= color(blue)(x_1,y_1

(1,-6)=color(blue)(x_2,y_2

The distance is calculated using formula :
sqrt((x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2

=sqrt((1-8)^2+(-6-2)^2

=sqrt((-7)^2+(-8)^2

=sqrt(49+64

=sqrt(113