Distance between two points

OSCC · JavaScript, Math, Algorithm · Dec 28, 2020

Calculates the distance between two points.

  • Use Math.hypot() to calculate the Euclidean distance between two points.
const distance = (x0, y0, x1, y1) => Math.hypot(x1 - x0, y1 - y0);
distance(1, 1, 2, 3); // ~2.2361

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