# SOLUTION: Find the distance between (7, –9) and (–5, –4).

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 Question 96018: Find the distance between (7, –9) and (–5, –4).Answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)   (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 -5. Square each value Add Simplify the square root (note: If you need help with simplifying the square root, check out this solver) So the distance between (7,-9) and (-5,-4) is 13 units