Equation of the Line through Two Points in 2-D - Maple Programming Help

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Equation of the Line through Two Points in 2-D

Description

Compute the equation of the line through two points in two-dimensional space.

Specify the first point.

geometrypointa,1,2

a

(1)

Specify the second point.

geometrypointb,0,1

b

(2)

Define the line through the two points.

geometrylinel,a,b

l

(3)

Compute the equation of the line.

geometryEquationl,x,y

13xy=0

(4)

Commands Used

geometry[Equation], geometry[line], geometry[point]

See Also

geometry, Student[Precalculus][LineTutor]


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