Distance_Between_Two_Non_Parallel_Lines

Distance_Between_Two_Non_Parallel_Lines - Distance Between...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Distance Between Two Non Parallel Lines Line 1 : x = 2 + u, y = 1 + 6u, z = 2u Line 2 : 2 + 4v, y = 5 + 13v, z = -1 + 6v ne u ne v As in all “shortest d stance” problems, the shortest l ne connecting and is perpendicular to both. Start by separating P and Q from the directional vectors that they lie on. Where points P and Q are and respectively and vectors and are and respectively. d pro d u v d Vector is easy to calculate. Notice it is simply the
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern