If I have two 3 dimensional position vectors:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

s

and

v

What is the notation for the distance between them?

I know to calculate the distance I would use:

r = SQRT ( (s1-v1)^2 + (s2-v2)^2 + (s3-v3)^2 )

where s1 is the first element in the position vectorsetc.

What is an equation that represents this? Can I use the equation:

r= ||(s-v)||

where ||x|| is the modulus function?

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# What is the notation for the distance between two position vectors?

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