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Distance between a Point and a Line

Main Concept

The shortest path from a point to a line is along a line perpendicular to the given line.

 

Move the point or the line by clicking or dragging the points.

Adjust the angle using the slider to see which angle gives the closest distance between the point and the line.

 

angle =  (degrees)

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