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Re: How do i go on finding the cordinate of the middle of hypotenuse of a right angled triangle?
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Jul 20, 2013 8:22 AM


Den lördagen den 20:e juli 2013 kl. 04:30:06 UTC+2 skrev William Elliot: > 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))
I do not know what i was thinking of course it is obvious that the line form a rectangle regardless slope. Thanks you set my neuron into a straight path again Elliot. I was all triangulated for a while ;D

