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Re: Translations

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  • Subject: [mg32463] Re: [mg32448] Translations
  • From: BobHanlon at
  • Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 03:19:33 -0500 (EST)
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In a message dated 1/21/02 3:43:27 AM, manuel at writes:

>Perhaps if I state my problem you might suggest a method using 
>mathematica how it could be accomplished.
>How can I translate a graph, say a triangle, in an R2 coordinate system
>to another given position on the x y plane showing all the various 
>stages from the one position to the other?
>The triangle was formed by connecting the points (-4,4),(-3,-2) and 
>(-2,-4) by straight lines...and another triangle was formed by 
>translating that triangle by (6,6). Suppose you want to move the first
>triangle smoothly to the position of the second triangle using, let's 
>say, a total of 31 frames numbered- 0, 1, 2,...30. How would one go 
>about generating each frame?


Bob Hanlon
Chantilly, VA  USA

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