# Distance in Math: Formula & Concept

Instructions:

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### Where did the distance formula come from?

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### 2. Find the distance between the two points.

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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