1.2.2 Midpoint and Distance in the Coordinate Plane − Worksheet (continued)

Example 4: Use the Distance Formula and the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance, to the nearest tenth, between each pair of points. 7. A (1, − 2) and B ( − 4, − 4) 8. X ( − 2, 7) and Y ( − 2, − 8)

9. V (2, − 1) and W ( − 4, 8)

Example 5: 10. The plan for a rectangular living room shows electrical wiring will be run in a straight line from the entrance E to a light L at the opposite corner of the room. What is the length of the wire to the nearest tenth?

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L

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E

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