Distance_Between_Two_Non_Parallel_Lines

The two dark green vectors are parallel to and which

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Unformatted text preview: wo dark green vectors are parallel to and which means they are perpendicular to the red vector. So how do we get rid of them? Projecting onto a vector perpendicular to the dark green vectors will leave us with simply the red vector. What is perpendicular to and ? Their cross product: . Take the magnitude and we have the solution. d d pro u v d...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2010 for the course MATH 133 taught by Professor Klemes during the Fall '08 term at McGill.

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