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Student[MultivariateCalculus][Equal] - test if two points, lines, or planes coincide

Calling Sequence

Equal(p1, p2)

Parameters

p1, p2

-

Line or Plane object defined in Student[MultivariateCalculus], or list of coordinates defining a point

Description

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The Equal command determines if two points, two lines, or two planes are equal.

• 

Even if two lines or planes are constructed using different arguments, they can still be equal.

Examples

withStudent[MultivariateCalculus]:

l1:=Line0,0,0,4,2,7:

l2:=Line4,2,7,0,0,0:

Equall1,l2

true

(1)

l3:=LinePlane7,2,6,3,1,3,Plane3,2,3,3,2,1:

Equall1,l3

false

(2)

Equal0,0,0,0,1,0

false

(3)

Equal3,2,3,2

true

(4)

p1:=Plane0,0,2,0,1,2,9,3,1:

p2:=Plane0,1,2,2,0,18:

Equalp1,p2

true

(5)

p3:=Plane3,1,5,4,7,1:

Equalp1,p3

false

(6)

See Also

Student[MultivariateCalculus], Student[MultivariateCalculus][Line], Student[MultivariateCalculus][Plane], Student[MultivariateCalculus][AreParallel], Student[MultivariateCalculus][Contains]


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