Hi,

i am little weak in maths. i need to find center of a chord. i have radius, and two end points of a chord. And say that center is at (x,y).i need to find the values of x,y. Please help me.

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- Feb 15th 2006, 05:14 AMprabhakar157center of a chord
Hi,

i am little weak in maths. i need to find center of a chord. i have radius, and two end points of a chord. And say that center is at (x,y).i need to find the values of x,y. Please help me. - Feb 15th 2006, 07:25 AMMathGuru
If you have the two endpoints in coordinate form you don't need the center of the circle to find the midpoint of the chord.

$\displaystyle x = \frac{x1 + x2}{2}$

$\displaystyle y = \frac{y1 + y2}{2}$