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 September 29th, 2008, 05:47 AM #1 Member   Joined: Apr 2008 Posts: 41 Thanks: 0 Find the distance between two skewed lines I have probably a rather simple question for you guys but I am having trouble understanding it. Can you show me how to find the minimum distance between the two symmetric lines (x-1)/4 = (y-5)/-4 = (z+1)/5 and (x-2)/8 = (y-4)/-3 = (x-5)/1
 September 29th, 2008, 11:26 PM #2 Global Moderator   Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 20,379 Thanks: 2011 Have you learnt about vectors, vector products, etc? If so, see this link.

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