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The purple are the towers.

Black their radii.

Red is possible positions.

@EssGeEich Are you sure you are keeping the same distance form each tower?

The purple are the towers.

Black their radii.

Red is possible positions.

@EssGeEich Are you sure you are keeping the same distance form each tower?

Script coder, think in 3d.

The first "diagram" has two points (from which the distance will be taken).

If the distances, summed up, are higher than the distance between the two points, you have what happens right there, you have a "virtual circle" of possible points.

They all will have the same distance from the two points.

The three blue dots are on the same plane where the red dots are, one higher, one lower, and they still have the same distance.

Now that was highly simplified, because I made it in 2D when it was supposed to be made in 3D.

The first "diagram" has two points (from which the distance will be taken).

If the distances, summed up, are higher than the distance between the two points, you have what happens right there, you have a "virtual circle" of possible points.

They all will have the same distance from the two points.

The three blue dots are on the same plane where the red dots are, one higher, one lower, and they still have the same distance.

Now that was highly simplified, because I made it in 2D when it was supposed to be made in 3D.

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Ah, we were thinking in different dimensions.

I was thinking in 2D and you in 3D.

So we were both correct.

I was thinking in terms of cellphone tracking, where only two of the dimensions are important.

I was thinking in 2D and you in 3D.

So we were both correct.

I was thinking in terms of cellphone tracking, where only two of the dimensions are important.

Just checking in 3D:

2 points = infinite locations on a the perimeter of some shape

3 points = two possible points

4+ points = one possible point

Right? If not could you please explain.

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2 points = infinite locations on a the perimeter of some shape

3 points = two possible points

4+ points = one possible point

Right? If not could you please explain.

EDIT: Changed point no 2

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Oh, you were explaining the possible intersections. Our shapes are guaranteed to intersect as either a point or set of points.

It also happens on 4 points, as long as they're on the same plane.

Think of a normal, and invert it.

Think of a normal, and invert it.

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4 points in a 3D space with unique X, Y, and Z coordinates. Come on, I thought this was assumed.

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Ugh, NERD talk. |

Psychologists have shown that children who call people names (like "nerd", "dork", etc.) do it because they have a low self-esteem and feel inferior to the person they are mocking and are trying to lift themselves up.

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4 points in a 3D space with unique X, Y, and Z coordinates. Come on, I thought this was assumed. |

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What if the distance could still be the same... in another parallel dimension or through a black hole?

What if the distance could still be the same... in another parallel dimension or through a black hole? |

When is this conversation considered "one step too far"?