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Topic: coordinates of third vertex of triangle in cartesian space
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From: sydney, australia
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coordinates of third vertex of triangle in cartesian space
Posted: Mar 26, 2007 8:35 PM
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hi all,

if i have two of the three cartesian coordinates of a right angle triangle, and the length of two of the sides (and of-course the hypotenuse as well, though i would prefer, for reasons of programming efficiency, not to have to calculate this if it can be avoided)what formula would i use to calculate the position of the third vertex?

thanks for any help you can provide



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