# What is the distance between #(0,5)# and #(4,2)#?

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May 1, 2016

#### Explanation:

The distance

#d = sqrt((x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2)#

#=sqrt((4-0)^2+(2-5)^2)#

#=sqrt(4^2+(-3)^2)#

#=sqrt(16+9)#

#=sqrt(25)#

#=5#