Distance formula calculator
The following distance formula calculator will calculate for you the distance between two points on the coordinate system.
Guidelines to use the calculator
When entering numbers, do not use a slash: "/" or "\"
Point #1: Enter point #1 in the boxes that say
x_{1},
y_{1}.
Point #2: Enter point #2 in the boxes that say
x_{2},
y_{2}.
Do not enter units such as cm, inch, m, ft, etc...
Enter all problems without the unit. Then, after the calculator give you the answer, put it next to the answer.
Example:
(x
_{1}, y
_{1}) = (17 cm, 12 cm)
(x
_{1}, y
_{1}) = (9 cm, 6 cm)
Enter 17 in the box that say x
_{1}
Enter 12 in the box that say y
_{1}
Enter 9 in the box that say x
_{2}
Enter 6 in the box that say y
_{2}
After you hit calculate, you should get 10 as an answer
The answer is then 10 cm
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