the distance formula 19 videos

The Distance Formula in Polar Coordinates
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to derive the distance formula for polar coordinates.
polar coordinates the law of cosines triangles 
The Midpoint and Distance Formulas in 3D
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to derive the formula for the midpoint of a segment in three dimensions.
position vectors the vector from point a to point b the midpoint formula vector addition scalar multiplication 
The Cosine Addition Formulas
Precalculus Advanced Trigonometry
How to derive the cosine of a difference formula.
the unit circle the law of cosines the distance formula cosine of a difference formula 
The DoubleAngle Formulas
Precalculus Advanced Trigonometry
How to use the sine and cosine addition formulas to prove the doubleangle formulas.
the sine of a sum formula the cosine of a sum formula the sine double angle formula the cosine double angle formula 
The Circle
Precalculus Conic Sections
How to use the distance formula to derive the equation for a circle.
circle center radius distance formula equation for a circle 
The Circle
Precalculus Equations of Lines, Parabolas and Circles
How to use the distance formula to derive the equation for a circle.
circle center radius distance formula equation for a circle 
The Sine Addition Formulas
Precalculus Advanced Trigonometry
How to derive the sine of a sum formula.
cosine of a difference formula the cofunction identities the sine of a sum formula 
Using the Sine and Cosine Addition Formulas to Prove Identities
Precalculus Advanced Trigonometry
How to use the sine and cosine addition formulas to prove the cofunction identities.
the cosine addition formulas the sine addition formulas 
The Euler Formula
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to use the Euler Formula to convert a complex number from the exponential form to rectangular form.
complex numbers trigonometric form Euler formula e sine cosine modulus argument 
Applied Linear Equations: Distance Problem
Precalculus Linear Equations and Inequalities
How to find the speed of transit when the time of two different legs is known.
distance rate time word problem 
Other Forms of the Cosine DoubleAngle Formula
Precalculus Advanced Trigonometry
How to derive two more cosine doubleangle formulas.
the Pythagorean identity the cosine double angle formulas 
The HalfAngle Identities
Precalculus Advanced Trigonometry
How to use the power reduction formulas to derive the halfangle formulas.
the power reduction formulas the half angle formulas quadrants 
Conic Section Formulas
Precalculus Conic Sections
How to identify a conic section by its formula.
parabola circle ellipse hyperbola center focus 
Change of Base Formula
Precalculus Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
How to use the change of base formula for logs to evaluate a logarithmic statement.
change of base log logarithm 
Recursion Sequences
Precalculus Sequences and Series
How to use a recursion formula to represent the Fibonacci sequence.
recursion previous term Fibonacci 
Introduction to the 3D Coordinate System
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to define the components and length of a position vector in three dimensions.
axes coordinates position vector components magnitude length distance origin 
Compound Interest (Finite Number of Calculations)
Precalculus Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
How to use the compounded interest formula to find the value of an investment.
interest compound interest daily monthly weekly quarterly rate 
Compound Interest (Continuously)
Precalculus Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
How to use the compounded continuously formula to find the value of an investment
interest compound continuously pert 
Finding Zeros of a Polynomial Function
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How we find the zeros of a polynomial function in expanded form.
polynomial functions zeros factored form expanded form the factor theorem the rational roots theorem potential zeros synthetic division the reduced polynomial the quadratic formula