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# What is the distance in units of a line segment that connects the orig

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What is the distance in units of a line segment that connects the origin to the coordinate point (–2, –3)?

(A) $$\sqrt{5}$$
(B) $$\sqrt{13}$$
(C) 5
(D) 8.94
(E) 13.42

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11 Feb 2019, 04:20
Bunuel wrote:
What is the distance in units of a line segment that connects the origin to the coordinate point (–2, –3)?

(A) $$\sqrt{5}$$
(B) $$\sqrt{13}$$
(C) 5
(D) 8.94
(E) 13.42

Distance between two points $$= √[(x_2-x_1)^2 + (y_2-y_1)^2]$$

i.e. Distance $$= √(-3-0)^2+(-2-0)^2 = √13$$

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