Dalyia M.

asked • 06/03/14

The Distance Formula?

The coordinates of 3 bus stops on a map are A(-8,0) B(-6,2) and C(-2,6). What is the ratio of the length of BC to the length of AC?

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Shannon P. answered • 06/03/14

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Nicole H.

Hi Dalyia,
The square root of 32 is 5.66 not 6.  Therefore, line BC is 5.66.
The ratio of BC to AC will be 2/3 as determined from Piyush's answer.


Shannon P.

Apparently, I had not had enough coffee this morning.  I apologize for my mistakes and any confusion!  Disregard my input.


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