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Posted by **CP** on Monday, August 22, 2011 at 7:04pm.

When finding the distance between these 2 points would you subtract 1-(-2) or -2-1? The same question with the other one as well.

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**drwls**, Monday, August 22, 2011 at 7:24pmSee my other answer. The distance is 5.

- Geometry -
**Anonymous**, Monday, August 22, 2011 at 7:25pmIt doesn't matter because then the difference is squared.

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