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geometry[PerpendicularLine] - find the line which goes through a given point and is perpendicular to a given line

Calling Sequence

PerpendicularLine(lp, P, l )

Parameters

lp

-

the name of the line to be created

P

-

point

l

-

line

Description

• 

The routine finds the line lp which goes through point P and is perpendicular to line l.

• 

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

• 

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

Examples

withgeometry:

pointP,2,3,linel,x+y=1,x,y

P,l

(1)

PerpendicularLinelp,P,l

lp

(2)

detaillp

name of the objectlpform of the objectline2dequation of the line1+xy=0

(3)

See Also

geometry[line], geometry[PerpenBisector], geometry[point]


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