Distance between two points Tutorial

Distance between two points Tutorial

Distance between two points Definition

The distance between two points of the xy-plane can be calculated using the distance formula.

Formula

Distance between two points
distance
where

(x1, y1) (x2, y2) are any two points on the cartesian plane. Distance between two points diagram

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Distance between two points Example

Find the distance between the points (-1, 1), (-2, 2).
x1 = -1,y 1 = 1 and x2 = -2,y 2 = 2 Substitute in the formula as

distance

The above example will clearly illustrates how to calculate the Distance between two points manually.

This tutorial will help you dynamically to find the Analytical Geometry problems.

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