Pythagorean Theorem, theorem
TEKS 8(1)(D), 8(1)(G), 8(7)(C), 8(7)(D)
You can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find distances in the coordinate plane.
TEKS 8(1)(C), 8(7)(D)
Example Finding Distances Between Two Points on the Coordinate Plane
What is the distance between A (−2,−3) and B (4, 5)?
Graph a right triangle with eh b bar as the hypotenuse. Then use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between points A and B.