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Chapter 1: Vectors, Lines and Planes

Section 1.6: Lines

Example 1.6.3

The lines R=A+t P and R=B+s Q, are defined respectively by the parametric equations


x=32 t,y=2+5 t,z=6+t  and  x=5+4 s,y=7+2 s,z=3+2 s



Show that these lines do not intersect and are not parallel (so they are skew lines).


Find the common normal between them.


Calculate the distance between them.

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