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 - Page 55: 54


8.9 miles

Work Step by Step

Given Elm $(-3,-6)$ and Symphony $(1,2)$ Use the distance formula: $d=\sqrt{(x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2}$ $d=\sqrt{(1-(-3))^2+(2-(-6))^2}$ $d=\sqrt{(4)^2+(8)^2}$ $d=\sqrt{16+64}$ $d=\sqrt{80}$ $d\approx8.9$
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