Distance Formula

Description: Calculates the distance between two sets of points on a Cartesian Plane grid system. Great for 2D games. Requires you to include <cmath>
Tested Platform: Visual Studio 64-bit, Windows 10
Language: C++
// Takes two sets of points and calculates the distance between them
// on a Cartesian coordinate system. 

double distance(int x1, int y1, int x2, int y2) {
    double xPoints = pow((x2 - x1), 2.0);
    double yPoints = pow((y2 - y1), 2.0);

    return sqrt(xPoints + yPoints);

Posted: March 20, 2023

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