If you need to find the distance between to points on the coordinate, you'll probably use the distance formula to get your answer. This tutorial introduces you to the distance formula and even shows you how to find it!

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The Pythagorean theorem is a very popular theorem that shows a special relationship between the sides of a right triangle. In this tutorial, you'll get introduced to the Pythagorean theorem and see how it's used to solve for a missing length on a right triangle!