# What is the distance between the points (-6,7) and (-1,1)?Round to the nearest whole unit.

##### 1 Answer

The distance is

#### Explanation:

The easiest way is to use the distance formula, which is kinda tricky:

That looks really complex, but if you take it slowly, I'll try and help you through it.

So let's call

Let's call

Let's plug these numbers into the distance formula:

This is quite the hard subject, and is best taught by someone who knows how to explain well! This is a really good video about the distance formula:

Khan Academy distance formula video