# Lattice Point and Distance Formula

I need help understanding the following problem set.

1. Mark a point at the intersection of two rulings. The lattice point. Seven units to the right and four units up, mark another. Use a ruler to find the distance from one point to the other, using the distance between two parallel rulings as the unit. What degree of accurancy can be guaranteed?

2. Mark a lattice point. Four untis ot the left and seven units down, mark another. Use a ruler to find the distance form one point to the other.

3. What is the distance from point (4,2) to the point (-3,-2)? Explain the method used.

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I need help understanding the following problem set.

1. Mark a point at the intersection of two rulings. The lattice point. Seven units to the right and four units up, mark another. Use a ruler to find the distance from one point to the other, using the distance between two parallel rulings as the unit. What degree of accurancy can be guaranteed? (7, 4)

2. Mark a lattice point. Four untis ot the left and seven units down, mark another. Use a ruler to find the distance form one point to the other. (-4, -7)

3. What is the distance from point (4,2) to the point (-3,-2)? Explain the method used.

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Lattice points and the distance formula are investigated. The solution is detailed.