Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

How to find 3D point on the 3D line with given distance and from given 3D point

  1. Oct 14, 2009 #1
    Hi

    how to find 3D point(lie on line) on the 3D line with given distance and from given 3D point(this is also lie in line) where the given line equation

    Please explain the derivation
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2009
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 14, 2009 #2
    I would parametrize the line and write down the distance equation as a function of t.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Similar Discussions: How to find 3D point on the 3D line with given distance and from given 3D point
Loading...