
Re: How do i go on finding the cordinate of the middle of hypotenuse of a right angled triangle?
Posted:
Jul 19, 2013 10:30 PM


On Fri, 19 Jul 2013, jonas.thornvall@gmail.com wrote:
> Using a cartesian dot base cordinate system.(computer graphics) > I have right sided triangles at differents slopes, and need to find the > hypotenuse middle cordinate of them, how do i go on to do that? > I presume you mean the midpoint of hypothenuse.
Assuming you know the coordinates of the three points of the triangle, ABC with the right angle at C, average the coordinates of A and B.
> Can it be done without trigonometry? Yes, if A = (a,b) and B = (r,s), then the mid point of the line segement AB is ((a + b)/2, (r + s)/2))

