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Distance in Math: Formula & Concept

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Where did the distance formula come from?

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1. Find the distance between the two points.

2. Find the distance between the two points.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When finding the distance between two points on a graph, you use the distance formula to help you calculate it. This quiz asks you to not only know where the formula originates from, but to calculate using the distance formula.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of this distance quiz is for you to assess your ability to:

  • Understand where the distance formula comes from
  • Calculate the distance between two points on a straight line
  • Calculate the distance between two points using the distance formula

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the most relevant information in the lesson on the distance formula
  • Problem solving - use this information to calculate the distance between two points
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the distance formula

Additional Learning

Looking to learn more? The lesson Distance in Math: Formula, Lesson & Quiz provides you with:

  • The distance formula
  • Examples to demonstrate how to calculate using the distance formula
  • How the distance formula was created
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