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Formula for getting vector
papawo
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konstantin_shiriazdanov ✭✭✭✭✭ Posts: 918 ✭✭✭✭✭dot(p2p1, vector(0,1)) * vector(0,1)  this part of equation creates a projection of diagonal vector from p1 to p2 onto vertical axis (defined by vector(0,1)). then you go along this projection vector from point p1 and then go along horizontal axis for 1 inch. when I say "go" i mean that we should add corresponding vector to the total summ
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Jake_Rosenfeld Posts: 1,393dot is the dot product of the two vectors.
Nice pictoral explanation:
https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/vectorsdotproduct.html
Needlessly complicated wikipedia entry:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dot_product
Jake Rosenfeld  Modeling Team5
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EDITED  sorry missed pt1[0]
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can you explain pls?
Nice pictoral explanation:
https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/vectorsdotproduct.html
Needlessly complicated wikipedia entry:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dot_product