## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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# Chapter 10 - Section 10.3 - Simplifying Radical Expressions - Exercise Set: 83

#### Answer

$\sqrt{5} = 2.236$

#### Work Step by Step

The distance formula is: $d = \sqrt{(y_2-y_1)^2+(x_2-x_1)^2}$. This finds the distance $d$ between two points $(x_1,y_1)$ and $(x_2,y_2)$. Distances are always positive. $d = \sqrt{(0-(-\sqrt{2}))^2+(\sqrt{3}-0)^2} = \sqrt{5} = 2.236$

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