[pstricks] Points of Intersection

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Wed Mar 18 20:31:37 CET 2009

David Arnold schrieb:

> Suppose that I want a triangle having sides measuring 4, 5, and 6  
> units. Using Geometer's Sketchpad, or Geogebra, I could draw a  
> segment AB of length 6, then add circles of radius 4 and 5 with  
> centers at A and B, respectively. I then could choose on of the  
> points of intersection of the two circles, call it C, and I would  
> have the needed triangle ABC.
> Now, in pstricks I could do some trig, come up with some angles, and  
> use a polar coordinate representation of the point C.
> What I am wondering is this: Is there a slicker way of accomplishing  
> this goal of drawing a triangle with sides 4, 5, and 6 units?






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