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    Explain how to derive the formula for the distance between two points in analytic geometry in 3-space. (list each necessary step and describe all terms used). Also to discuss how the Pythagorean theorem helps to find distances in 2 and 3 dimensions.
    Provide at least three examples of how the distance formula can be used in real-life situations.
    Include technology functions using a graphing calculator and computer software applications

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    Analytic Geometry: Distance Formula
    Explain how to derive the formula for the distance between two points in analytic geometry in 3-space. (list each necessary step and describe all terms used). Also to discuss how the Pythagorean theorem helps to find distances in 2 and 3 dimensions.
    Provide at least three examples of how the distance formula can be used in real-life situations.
    Include technology functions using a graphing ...

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    This solution explains how to derive a distance formula in three dimensions and explains how the Pythagorean theorem is used in this process.

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