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: 53

Answer

7 miles

Work Step by Step

Given Central $(0,3)$ and South $(0,-4)$ Use the distance formula: $d=\sqrt{(x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2}$ $d=\sqrt{(0-0)^2+(-4-3)^2}$ $d=\sqrt{(0)^2+(-7)^2}$ $d=\sqrt{0+49}$ $d=\sqrt{49}$ $d=7$
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