Distance between a Line and a Plane in 3-D - Maple Programming Help

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Distance between a Line and a Plane in 3-D

Description

Measure the distance between a line and a plane in three-dimensional space.

Define the line by specifying two different points on the line.

Specify a point on the line.

geom3dpointa,4,7,4

a

(1)

Specify another point on the line.

geom3dpointb,0,3,2

b

(2)

Define the line using the two points.

geom3dlinel,a,b

l

(3)

Specify the plane.

geom3dplanep,2 xy3 z=7,x,y,z

p

(4)

Measure the distance between the line and the plane.

geom3ddistancel,p

2714

(5)

Commands Used

geom3d[distance], geom3d[point], geom3d[line] , geom3d[plane]

See Also

geom3d


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