It is currently 21 Oct 2020, 14:33

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# In the xy-plane, the distance between the point P (1,3) and

 Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics
Author Message
TAGS:
Founder
Joined: 18 Apr 2015
Posts: 13641
Followers: 303

Kudos [?]: 3511 [0], given: 12571

In the xy-plane, the distance between the point P (1,3) and [#permalink]  13 Oct 2020, 06:29
Expert's post
00:00

Question Stats:

100% (00:23) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 5 sessions
In the xy-plane, the distance between the point P (1,3) and Q (9,y) is 17. If y > 0, then what is the value of y?

A. 15

B. 16

C. 17

D. 18

E. 19

Kudos for the right answer and explanation
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

_________________

Need Practice? 20 Free GRE Quant Tests available for free with 20 Kudos
GRE Prep Club Members of the Month: Each member of the month will get three months free access of GRE Prep Club tests.
Eddie Van Halen - Beat it R.I.P.

Manager
Joined: 08 Aug 2020
Posts: 84
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 71 [1] , given: 7

Re: In the xy-plane, the distance between the point P (1,3) and [#permalink]  13 Oct 2020, 10:22
1
This post received
KUDOS
I plug the answer back to the question (starting from C)

Assume y =17
(1,3) (9,17)

Then the distance equal (17-3)^2 +(9-1)^2
225+64=289

Distance equal √289=17

Ans equal C

Posted from my mobile device
Re: In the xy-plane, the distance between the point P (1,3) and   [#permalink] 13 Oct 2020, 10:22
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# In the xy-plane, the distance between the point P (1,3) and

 Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group Kindly note that the GRE® test is a registered trademark of the Educational Testing Service®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by ETS®.