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# Find the shortest distance between the following pairs of lines whose Cartesian equations are :

and

Answer :

__Given data__:

Pair of lines:

To find the shortest distance between these two lines

__Solution__: We need to write this in vector form

Line I:

Line II:

Here

The shortest distance between two skew lines is

Putting these values in the expression,

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