Distance Formula between 2 Pts Part 1

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Lesson Description:

Shows how to use pythagorean theorem to derive the distance formula between 2 points, and provides one example.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is the distance formula?
  • How do you find the distance between two points?
  • What is the distance between (-3, 5) and (6, -2)?
  • Where does the distance formula come from?
  • How do you derive the distance formula using the Pythagorean Theorem?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson explains what the distance formula is and how to find the distance between two points in a plane. You will not just learn how to use the distance formula, you will learn where the distance formula comes from and how to derive the distance formula using the Pythagorean Theorem.