# What is the distance between #(-1,7)# and #(44,3)#?

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Mar 29, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

The formula for calculating the distance between two points is:

Substituting the values from the points in the problem gives:

Or

Mar 29, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"calculate the distance using the "color(blue)"distance formula"#

#•color(white)(x)d=sqrt((x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2)#

#"let "(x_1,y_1)=(-1,7)" and "(x_2,y_2)=(44,3)#

#rArrd=sqrt((44+1)^2+(3-7)^2)#

#color(white)(rArrd)=sqrt(2041)~~45.18#