Height

The height or altitude of a triangle passing through a vertex A is the perpendicular line to the opposite side, usually denoted by a, that contains ALaTeXA.

Syntax

height(Triangle, Integer)
height(Point, Point, Point)

Description

Given a triangle and an integer nLaTeXn, returns the height of the triangle passing through the nLaTeXn-th vertex.

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Given three points ALaTeXA, BLaTeXB and C describing a triangle, returns the height passing through BLaTeXB.

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