# What is the distance between #(-9,2)# and #(12,-8)#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 29, 2018

The distance is

#### Explanation:

The distance between two points is shown by the formula:

We have the values for the two coordinates, so we can substitute them into the distance formula:

And now we simplify:

If you want the exact distance, you can leave it as

Hope this helps!