[pstricks] Points of Intersection

David Arnold dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net
Wed Mar 18 21:30:35 CET 2009

Juergen, Herbert,

So you are telling me that as a mathematician, a thorough read of the  
pst-eucl documentation is worthwhile?

Your examples certainly motivate me to do so.

Thanks. These are great!


On Mar 18, 2009, at 12:31 PM, Herbert Voss wrote:

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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