# What is the distance between (9,1)  and (5, 2)?

Apr 17, 2016

$s = \sqrt{17}$

#### Explanation:

$s = \sqrt{{\left(5 - 9\right)}^{2} + {\left(2 - 1\right)}^{2}}$

$s = \sqrt{{\left(- 4\right)}^{2} + {1}^{2}}$

$s = \sqrt{16 + 1}$

$s = \sqrt{17}$