ON YOUR OWN

Find Distances in the Coordinate Plane

Now It’s Time to Practice on Your Own

Item 7

A shark is located at (9,−1) . A fish is located at (−1,−1) . A whale is located at (9,10) .

Select True or False for each distance given.

Statement True False

The distance between the shark and the fish is 10 units.

True – The distance between the shark and the fish is 10 units.

False – The distance between the shark and the fish is 10 units.

The distance between the shark and the whale is 9 units.

True – The distance between the shark and the whale is 9 units.

False – The distance between the shark and the whale is 9 units.

Items 7

The distance between the shark and the fish is 10 units TRUE.

The distance between the shark and the whale is 9 units FALSE.

This is easy. Just use a graph and plot each cartesian coordinate point on the plane and count the intersections between each point you labeled.