Q: Can the distance formula can be derived from the Pythagorean theorem?

Write your answer...

Submit

Still have questions?

Continue Learning about Math & Arithmetic

Yes, the distance formula for a line segment was derived from Pythagoras' theorem.

false

Carpentry

In the Pythagorean Theorem b is not twice a. The formula is [ a squared + b squared = c squared].

Yes.

Related questions

No.

Yes, the distance formula for a line segment was derived from Pythagoras' theorem.

Yes, the distance formula for a line segment was derived from Pythagoras' theorem.

True

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

The difference in the distance formula and the pythagorean theorem is that the distance formula finds the distance between two points while the pythagorean theorem usually finds the hypotenuse of a right triangle.

distance formula!

the slope formula and the distance formula.

false

False.

Carpentry

Pythagoras