# What is the distance between #(2,6)# and #(4,4)#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 26, 2015

#### Explanation:

Consider these point as forming a triangle. You can then use Pythagoras to solve the length of the hypotenuse (the line between the points.

Let the distance be d

Let

Let

Then

By keeping the square root you have an exact solution.

If you tried using decimal it would not be!