Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

$17$ meters
The distance formula from $P_1(x_1,y_1)$ to $P_2(x_2,y_2)$ is $d=\sqrt{(x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2}$. Hence here: $d=\sqrt{(6-(-2))^2+(11-26)^2}=\sqrt{289}=17$