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34 Answered Questions for the topic Distance Formula

Distance Formula Math Algebra 1

09/21/20

Craig is the captain of a large cargo ship that is docked in New York City. He is staying at a hotel on the corner of 3 rd Street and 7 nd Avenue....

Craig is the captain of a large cargo ship that is docked in New York City. He is staying at a hotel on the cornerof 3rd Street and 7th Avenue, while the boat is docked on the corner of 9th and... more
Distance Formula Algebra 1 Quadratic Formula

05/14/20

Finding the distance using distance Formula

You and your friend are standing back-to-back. Your friend runs 20 feet forward and then 15 feet to the right. At the same time, you run 12 feet forward and then 9 feet right. You stop and throw a... more
Distance Formula

08/30/18

What is the distance between the points (3, 8) and (-3, 0) in the xy-plane?

What is the distance between the points (3, 8) and (-3, 0) in the xy-plane?What is the distance between the points (3, 8) and (-3, 0) in the xy-plane?What is the distance between the points (3, 8)... more
Distance Formula

12/16/17

How deep is the Grand Canyon at a spot where you can hear your echo 5.2 seconds after you shout, in meters?

If you shout into the Grand Canyon, your voice travels at the speed of sound (340 m/s) to the bottom of the canyon and back, and you hear an echo.

10/12/17

rate,time and distance word problems

Sonya left the restaurant traveling 6 mph. Then, 2 hours later, Hanna left traveling the same direction at 12 mph. How long until Hanna catches up with Sonya?
Distance Formula Calculus Precalculus

09/29/17

Find the distance from C to the midpoint of AB. ​A(3​,3​,2​) ​B(9​,7​,−8​) ​C(−5​,8​,−4​)

The answer should be exact. Radicals can be used if needed.
Distance Formula

09/19/17

Let P(x,y) be a point on the graph of f(x)=3x-2 graph. Express the distance d from p to (3,4) as a function of x.

Please describe each step carefully!
Distance Formula Radius Diameter

08/08/17

Maths, Co ordinate geometry

A circle has diameter AB, where A = (2, −5) and B = (−4, 7).(a) Find the centre C and radius r of the circle.(b) Use the distance formula to test whether P(6, −1) lies on the circle     Just... more

05/15/17

The hypotenuse of a 45-45-90 triangle is 8. Find the perimeter

answer A. 12+4root3 B. 8root2+8 C. 12+4sqareroot3root2 D. 2root8 + 2  
Distance Formula Geometry Triangles

02/26/17

Determining if a triangle is a right triangle with given vertices

Given are the vertices (corners) of triangles. Use the distance formulas to determine if each triangle is a right triangle. a. (-2,5), (0, -1), (12, 3)b. (2, 3), (-2, -3), (-6, 1)c. (-3, -2), (5,... more
Distance Formula

01/26/17

D=R x T help

Two trains leave Columbus simultaneously traveling on the same track in opposite directions at speeds of 50 and 73 mph. How long will it take before they are 430.5 miles apart

11/01/16

Geometry Problem: Find distance between parallel lines

Find distance between y = -2x + 3 and y = -2x - 3 (Hint: use (0,3)
Distance Formula Algebra

10/16/16

Distance Formula

Determine if the points X(-6,-4), Y(2,-2) and Z(0,5) form the vertices of a right triangle.
Distance Formula

09/19/16

Is Bob telling the truth?

Bob has just hit another car. When the policeman comes to the scene, Bob swears he wasn't speeding. The officer notices there is a 125 foot skid mark on the pavement leading right to Bob's tires.... more
Distance Formula

04/20/16

Find the area of the rectangle

Find the area of the rectangle whose vertices are (2/5,2) (2/5,-1) (0,2) ( 0,-1)    Hi, I've tried so many times to get the right answer but I keep getting a crazy decimal number. The correct... more
Distance Formula

04/03/16

Find the area of a rectangle whose vertices are ( 2/5, 2) , (2/5, -1) , (0,2) and ( 0,-1)

Hi, my book is saying the answer is 6/5. I keep getting something else and i remember my teaching saying there are errors in the book so I don't know if my answer is right or wrong.    I used the... more
Distance Formula

03/24/16

Keila traveled at the constant rate of 72 miles per hour for a total of 414 miles. Use the formula, d = rt,

distance = rate times times
Distance Formula Absolute Value

09/11/15

Show why the distance between two points on a number line (the x-axis) is | a – b |

Use the Distance Formula and the x-axis of the coordinate plane. Show why the distance between two points on a number line (the x-axis) is | a – b |, where a and b are the x-coordinates of the points. more
Distance Formula Distance Distance Word Problems

09/02/15

A car travels 180 miles in t hours at a speed of r mph. If the car travels half as fast but three times as long, how far does it travel?

Use the fact that distance equals speed times time.
Distance Formula

08/10/15

Equidistant from (-3,0) and (1,4) and at a distance 5 from (-1,7)

I Can't solve this problem
Distance Formula Math Geometry

07/21/15

Geometry || Distance Formula Question

Use the Distance Formula and the x-axis of the coordinate plane. Show why the distance between two points on a number line (the x-axis) is | a – b |, where a and b are the x-coordinates of the... more
Distance Formula

04/20/15

2 trains leave a station at the same time. 1 train is traveling north at 65 mph, the other is traveling south at 55 mph. When will they be 84 miles apart?

Two trains leave the station in Hartford at the same time. One train is traveling due north at a speed of 65 mph and the other train is traveling at due south at a speed of 55 mph. When will the... more
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