# line_distance

line_distance, a Python code which estimates the expected value of the distance between a pair of points randomly selected in the unit line segment.

### Languages:

line_distance is available in a MATLAB version and a Python version.

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### Reference:

• Eric Weisstein,
Line Line Picking,
From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource,
https://mathworld.wolfram.com/LineLinePicking.html

### Source Code:

Last revised on 18 May 2019.