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Topic: How do i go on finding the cordinate of the middle of hypotenuse
of a right angled triangle?

Replies: 14   Last Post: Jul 21, 2013 4:21 PM

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 JT Posts: 1,448 Registered: 4/7/12
Re: How do i go on finding the cordinate of the middle of hypotenuse
of a right angled triangle?

Posted: 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:
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> > Using a cartesian dot base cordinate system.(computer graphics)
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> > I have right sided triangles at differents slopes, and need to find the
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> > hypotenuse middle cordinate of them, how do i go on to do that?
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> I presume you mean the midpoint of hypothenuse.
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> Assuming you know the coordinates of the three points of the triangle,
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> ABC with the right angle at C, average the coordinates of A and B.
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> > Can it be done without trigonometry?
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> Yes, if A = (a,b) and B = (r,s), then the mid point
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> 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

Date Subject Author
7/19/13 William Elliot
7/20/13 JT
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7/20/13 Dirk Van de moortel
7/20/13 Brian Q. Hutchings
7/20/13 JT
7/20/13 HOPEINCHRIST
7/21/13 JT
7/21/13 JT
7/21/13 JT
7/21/13 JT
7/21/13 Brian Q. Hutchings
7/21/13 Brian Q. Hutchings