What is the distance between the points with coordinates \((1,2)\) and \((6,4)\)?

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What is the distance between the points with coordinates \((2, -5)\) and \((-1,1)\)?

What is the distance between the points with coordinates \((x_1,y_1)\) and \((x_2,y_2)\)?

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