explain how you go about finding the shortest distance between 2 non-parallel lines (i.e. skew lines).(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

for example:

x=3-2t, y=1-4t, z = t and (x+2)/3=y+1=(z+1)/-2

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# Find the shortest distance between 2 non-paralle lines (skew lines) in 3-space

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