# dist: Distances and the Pythagorean Theorem

Exercise template for computing the distance (numeric answer) between two randomly-drawn points in a Cartesian coordinate system.

**Name:**

`dist`

**Type:**

**Description:**

Computing the (Euclidean) distance between two randomly-drawn points by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

**Solution feedback:**

Yes

**Randomization:**

Random numbers and graphics

**Mathematical notation:**

Yes

**Verbatim R input/output:**

No

**Images:**

Yes

**Other supplements:**

No

*(Note that the HTML output contains mathematical equations in MathML, rendered by MathJax using ‘mathjax = TRUE’. Instead it is also possible to use ‘converter = “pandoc-mathjax”’ so that LaTeX equations are rendered by MathJax directly.)*

**Demo code:**

```
library("exams")
set.seed(403)
exams2html("dist.Rmd", mathjax = TRUE)
set.seed(403)
exams2pdf("dist.Rmd")
set.seed(403)
exams2html("dist.Rnw", mathjax = TRUE)
set.seed(403)
exams2pdf("dist.Rnw")
```