on a standard coordinate plane, what is the distance between the two points(8,4) (5,-2)

## on a standard coordinate plane, what is the distance between the two points(8,4) (5,-2)

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# 1 Answer

Use the distance formula

x

_{2}= 8x

_{1}= 5y

_{2}= 4y

_{1}= -2Sqrt( (x

_{2}- x_{1})^{2}+ (y_{2}- y_{1})^{2})Sqrt( (8 - 5 )

^{2}+ (4 - (-2))^{2})Sqrt( 3

^{2}+ 6^{2 })sqrt (9 + 36)

sqrt(45)

sqrt(9) * sqrt(5)

3 sqrt(5) or

**3√5**