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

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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]
 
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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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