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11.6.6  Find the points of intersection of two geometric objects in the plane: inter

See section 12.4.4 for points of intersection of objects in space.

The inter command takes two geometric objects as arguments and returns a list of the points of intersection of the two objects.

The inter command optionally takes a point as a third argument. In this case, inter returns the point of intersection closest to this argument.

For example, entering
Input:

inter(circle(0,1),line(1,i))

draws the points at (1,0) and (0,1). To get just one of the points, use the usual list indices.
Input:

inter(circle(0,1),line(1,i))[0]

draws just one of the points. To get the point closest to (0,1/2), enter
Input:

inter(circle(0,1),line(1,i),i/2)

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