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Magnitude of difference from one vector (number) to another

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Jasvir Bahl
Jasvir Bahl on 28 Apr 2017
Commented: KSSV on 28 Apr 2017
I have defined two vectors: X = -135.89 Y = -84.96066717
I want to determine how far away Y is compared to X (i.e. the return answer should be close to 50).
Can someone please help?
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KSSV on 28 Apr 2017
Your X and Y are not vectors, they are scalars. You can get what you want using:
d = abs(abs(X)-abs(Y))

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