# Find the Distance Between Two Points (5,8) , (6,12)

(5,8) , (6,12)
Use the distance formula to determine the distance between the two points.
Distance=(x2-x1)2+(y2-y1)2
Substitute the actual values of the points into the distance formula.
(6-5)2+(12-8)2
Simplify.
Subtract 5 from 6.
12+(12-8)2
One to any power is one.
1+(12-8)2
Subtract 8 from 12.
1+42
Raise 4 to the power of 2.
1+16
17
17
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
17
Decimal Form:
4.12310562…
Find the Distance Between Two Points (5,8) , (6,12)

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