Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 1 - Tools of Geometry - 1-7 Midpoint and Distance in the Coordinate Plane - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 31

Answer

d=8.2

Work Step by Step

Find the coordinates of each city. Augusta: (0,0); Brooklyn: (8,2) Use the distance formula: $d=\sqrt{(x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2}$ $d=\sqrt{(8-0)^2+(2-0)^2}$ $d=\sqrt{8^2+2^2}$ $d=\sqrt{64+4}$ $d=\sqrt{68}$ $d\approx8.2$
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