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geometry[PerpenBisector] - find the line through the midpoint of two given points and perpendicular to the line joining them

Calling Sequence

PerpenBisector(l, A, B)

Parameters

l

-

the name of the line to be created

A, B

-

two points

Description

• 

The routine finds the line which goes through the midpoint of points A, B and is perpendicular to the line joining them.

• 

For a detailed description of the line to be created l, use the routine detail (e.g., detail(l))

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The command with(geometry,PerpenBisector) allows the use of the abbreviated form of this command.

Examples

withgeometry:

pointA,0,0,pointB,2,0

A,B

(1)

PerpenBisectorl,A,B

l

(2)

detaill

assume that the names of the horizontal and vertical axes are _x and _y, respectively

name of the objectlform of the objectline2dequation of the line2+2_x=0

(3)

See Also

geometry[line], geometry[PerpendicularLine], geometry[point]


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