# SOLUTION: Find the length of the following segment created by these pairs of endpoints: (1, 1), (-3, 6)

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Length-and-distance Question 624307: Find the length of the following segment created by these pairs of endpoints: (1, 1), (-3, 6)Answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Note: the length of the segment is the same as the distance between the two points. d = sqrt((x2-x1)^2+(y2-y1)^2) d = sqrt((-3-1)^2+( 6- 1)^2) d = sqrt((-4)^2+(5)^2) d = sqrt(16+25) d = sqrt(41) So exact distance between the two points is sqrt(41) units. Therefore, the approximate length of the segment is about 6.403 units (use a calculator to evaluate the square root of 41)