Line between two point and perpendicular distance to third point.xls

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3

Description


Purpose of calculation:
a) Find the equation of a line through two points.
b) Calculate the shortest distance between the line and a third point.
Calculation Reference
First principles and proof on http://math.ucsd.edu/~wgarner/math4c/derivations/distance/distptline.htm
Calculation Validation
Independent check and graphical check.

The following video describes how to use the spreadsheet. It is best viewed in fullscreen mode so you will have to double click the player.

Calculation Reference
Co-ordinate Geometry
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Submitted On:
03 Sep 2008
File Size:
41.00 Kb
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190
File Version:
1.0
File Author:
John Doyle
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3

 
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Comments: 2
questio 11 years ago
Just what I was looking for, and no does the job, simply and perfectly.
Thanks!
questio 11 years ago
Just what I was looking for, and no does the job, simply and perfectly.
Thanks!