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January 20th, 2011, 10:15 PM   #1
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Scalar projection, distance from point to line

Hey there...working out some problems I am having with calc right now, it's been a few years for me. So problem states, use scalar projection to show that the distance from P=(x,y) to line ax + by + c = 0 is: |ax+by+c| / sqrt(a^2 + b^2)

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Re: Scalar projection, distance from point to line

I found the solution, and uploaded the pdf file:

[attachment=0:3kchncpa]pointline.pdf[/attachment:3kchncpa]
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Re: Scalar projection, distance from point to line

Managed to get it...if anyone would like the solution posted, feel free to PM me or something and I'll put it up for ya.
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