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    Distance between two parallel lines?

    hey i need help with finding the distance between
    (x-3)/0 = (y+3)/2 = (z+8) / -1
    and
    x/0 = (y+1) /2 = (z+2) /-1

    theyre parallel lines and its sorta left me confused..so help?
    Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by duskmantle View Post
    hey i need help with finding the distance between
    (x-3)/0 = (y+3)/2 = (z+8) / -1
    and
    x/0 = (y+1) /2 = (z+2) /-1

    theyre parallel lines and its sorta left me confused..so help?
    Thanks
    Pick a convenient point lying on one of the lines. Find the distance of the other line from that point.
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