# SOLUTION: Find the distance to the nearest hundredth between the points (11,-6) and (-1,-2) Please explain how this is done, I have several of these on a worksheet and I donot understand th

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 Question 89146: Find the distance to the nearest hundredth between the points (11,-6) and (-1,-2) Please explain how this is done, I have several of these on a worksheet and I donot understand them.Answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Start with the given distance formula where is the first point and is the second point Plug in , , , Evaluate to get 12. Evaluate to get -4. Square each value Add Simplify the square root Which approximates to which rounds to 12.65 So the distance between (11,-6) and (-1,-2) is about 12.65