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How to find the distance of this vector? did i draw it right?>

  1. Sep 8, 2005 #1
    Hello everyone, i'm not sure if i drew this right...I'm also confused on how i'm suppose to determine the coordinates of P. Thanks!

    Here is the picture and directions:
    http://img204.imageshack.us/img204/7265/ex36nk.jpg [Broken]
    Last edited by a moderator: May 2, 2017
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  3. Sep 8, 2005 #2

    Doc Al

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    No, it's not drawn correctly. The line L must be perpendicular to line a, yet pass through point b.

    One way to find the coordinates of point P is to write the equations of the two lines and find where they intersect.
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