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# What is better the pythagorean therom or the disance formula?

Updated: 8/20/2019

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10y ago

Better for what??? Actually, both are closely related. The distance formula is derived from the Pythagorean theorem.

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Q: What is better the pythagorean therom or the disance formula?
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