Search All of the Math Forum:
Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by
NCTM or The Math Forum.


Math Forum
»
Discussions
»
Software
»
comp.softsys.matlab
Notice: We are no longer accepting new posts, but the forums will continue to be readable.
Topic:
Parallel to line through point without slope calculation
Replies:
4
Last Post:
Mar 28, 2013 11:18 AM




Re: Parallel to line through point without slope calculation
Posted:
Mar 27, 2013 5:23 PM


"K " <palanski@ymail.com> wrote in message news:kivmba$jnh$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com... > Hello, > > I have two points (a,b) that make up a line, and a third point (c). I'd > like to draw a line (length x) that is parallel to (a,b) but passes > through c (at its midpoint).
Determine the equation of the line. There's a formula for the equation of a line given a point and the slope of the line. Generate x coordinates for your region of interest. Use the equation to generate the corresponding y coordinates. Plot the generated coordinates.
 Steve Lord slord@mathworks.com To contact Technical Support use the Contact Us link on http://www.mathworks.com



