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Problem 2100. distance to a straight line (2D) given any 2 distinct points on this straight line

Created by Marcel

Given 2 points P1,P2 on a straight line and a 3rd point, determine the distance of the 3rd point to the straight line. Your answer should have an accuracy of 1e-6.

Hint: create a parameter representation of the (very...) long line.

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16 correct solutions 9 incorrect solutions
Last solution submitted on Nov 11, 2014

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