Let P=(–5,–2,4) , Q=(–4,0,5) , R=(–2,–5,6) and S=(–5,1,6) . Let L1 be the line passing through P and Q, and let L2 be the line passing through R and S.
What is the distance between L1 and L2?
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These lines are not parallel. Therefore we compute the distance as follows:
where are the direction vectors for the two lines.Thus the distance is calculated:
I did that, but it says that I'm incorrect.
Ah nevermind, the magnitude of the normal is sqrt189, not 117. Thanks though, you were of great help!
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