The distance formula is used to calculate the distance between any two points. For the distance between the origin and a point in a plane, the formula is where the coordinate of the point is The formula for the distance between any two points on the Cartesian plane is
The distance formula is derived from the Pythagorean theorem which states for a right triangle with legs of length A and B, and an hypotenuse of length C, then the relationship is always true.
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