What is the length of the line segment in the x-y plane with end points at (-2,-2) and (2,3)?
Can anyone explain me how to make this one step by step?

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Melani399

You've got a formula. If the two endpoints are [latex]A(x_A,y_A)[/latex] and [latex]A(x_B,y_B)[/latex], then the length is [latex]\sqrt{(x_B-x_A)^2+(y_B-y_A)^2}[/latex]. The result is [latex]\sqrt{16+25}=\sqrt{41}[/latex].