Brain Teaser  Minimum distance between two curves

11192015, 12:30 AM
(This post was last modified: 11192015 04:51 PM by CR Haeger.)
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RE: Brain Teaser  Minimum distance between two curves
(11182015 10:19 PM)Werner Wrote: xf = 0.331694745644, xg = 0.568071280353, distance = 0.427592353667 Good job Werner  that's what I came up with! I used HP Prime fsolve() with two equations (normal slopes, normal intercepts) and two unknowns (xf, xg). Using the Primes SKETCH feature was interesting at first to guess/eyeball the proper normal line. 

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