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3-85.

What is the distance between each of the following pairs of points?

1. $(-6,9)$ and $(2,-4)$

Plot the points and draw a slope triangle.

1. $(x,y)$ and $(5,2)$

How do you calculate the distance between $5$ and any number? What about the distance between $2$ and any number?

$\sqrt{\left(x-5\right)^2+\left(y-2\right)^2}$