Euclidean distance

JavaScript, Math, Algorithm · Dec 28, 2020

Calculates the distance between two points in any number of dimensions.

const euclideanDistance = (a, b) =>
  Math.hypot(...Object.keys(a).map(k => b[k] - a[k]));
euclideanDistance([1, 1], [2, 3]); // ~2.2361
euclideanDistance([1, 1, 1], [2, 3, 2]); // ~2.4495

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