It is currently 24 Oct 2020, 11:50

### 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

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

Author Message
TAGS:
Founder
Joined: 18 Apr 2015
Posts: 13671
Followers: 305

Kudos [?]: 3525 [0], given: 12608

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:

85% (00:19) correct 14% (03:38) wrong based on 7 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

_________________

Do you want all the GRE Prep Club resources at a glance (sort of ) ?? Look at GRE Prep Club Official LinkTree page

Do you want all the GRE Prep Club FREE resources in one spot ?? Look at Free GRE Materials - Where to get it!! (2020]

Do you want to know the GRE score in the Top 25 BS in 7 continents ?? Look at here The GRE average score at Top 25 Business Schools 2020 Ed.

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.

Manager
Joined: 08 Aug 2020
Posts: 85
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 72 [1] , given: 7

Re: In the xy-plane, the distance between the point P (1,3) and [#permalink]  13 Oct 2020, 10:22
1
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