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What is the length of the line segment shown below? If necessary, round your answer to the nearest hundredth. (3,0)
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(0,-6)

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  1. just use the distance formula, which I'm sure you know. The length of the line segment is just the distance between the points:

    √((0-3)^2+(-6-0)^2) = √(3^2+6^2) = √45 = 3√5

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