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    creating arc

    I have 3 points, How can I find if these points can define an arc no matter

    whatever be the radius of that arc.


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    Quote Originally Posted by salman View Post
    I have 3 points, How can I find if these points can define an arc no matter

    whatever be the radius of that arc.


    Thanks.
    Hi salman,

    Draw two segments using the points given. Construct the perpendicular bisector of the segments.

    The center of the circle containing the arc will be the intersection of these perpendicular bisectors.

    Or....Look Here!
    Last edited by masters; June 10th 2010 at 11:18 AM.
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