The Distance Formula

Second Quarter Exam 2015 - Math Grade 10 / Second Quarter Exam 2015 - Grade 10 Math

Sample Question

Given two points [%(x_1,y_1)%] and [%(x_2,y_2)%], which formulas can be used to find the horizontal and vertical distances between these two points?

  • Horizontal distance [%=|x_2-x_1|%]
    Vertical distance [%=|y_2-y_1|%]
  • Horizontal distance [%=|y_2-y_1|%]
    Vertical distance [%=|x_2-x_1|%]
  • Horizontal distance [%=|y_2-x_2|%]
    Vertical distance [%=|y_1-x_1|%]
  • Horizontal distance [%=|y_1-x_1|%]
    Vertical distance [%=|y_2-x_2|%]

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