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    Senior Member I-Think's Avatar
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    Projection and vectors

    Find by projection the point on the line x=(2,1,0)+t(-1,2,2) that is closest to the point (0,2,2) and use perp to find the distance from the point to the line

    So I am supposed to project the point (0,2,2) to the line x? If so, how do I go about doing so?
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    Re: Projection and vectors

    Find the plane \pi containing to (0,2,2) and perpendicular to the the given line l . The solution is \pi \cap l .
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    Re: Projection and vectors

    How do I go about doing this via projection?
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