# What is the distance between the following polar coordinates?: # (2,(23pi)/12), (3,(7pi)/8) #

##### 1 Answer

Nov 24, 2016

The distance is

#### Explanation:

Let's begin by rotating both points an additional

These points form a triangle with the origin.

side

side

The

We can use the Law of Cosines to find the length of side c, which is, also, the distance between the two points: