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In the rectangular coordinate system, what is the distance between (−4, 3) and (6, −2)?

A. $$5\sqrt{2}$$
B. $$5\sqrt{5}$$
C. $$6\sqrt{3}$$
D. $$6\sqrt{5}$$
E. $$7\sqrt{2}$$

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Bunuel wrote:
In the rectangular coordinate system, what is the distance between (−4, 3) and (6, −2)?

A. $$5\sqrt{2}$$
B. $$5\sqrt{5}$$
C. $$6\sqrt{3}$$
D. $$6\sqrt{5}$$
E. $$7\sqrt{2}$$

use distance formilw
√(x2-x1)^2+(y2-y1)^2
we get
$$5\sqrt{5}$$
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Bunuel wrote:
In the rectangular coordinate system, what is the distance between (−4, 3) and (6, −2)?

A. $$5\sqrt{2}$$
B. $$5\sqrt{5}$$
C. $$6\sqrt{3}$$
D. $$6\sqrt{5}$$
E. $$7\sqrt{2}$$

Using the distance formula, we have:

Distance = √[(6 - (-4))^2 + (-2 - 3)^2]

Distance = √[(10)^2 + (-5)^2]

Distance = √125

Distance = √25 x √5

Distance = 5√5

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