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11.17.3  Harmonic division: harmonic_division

Four collinear points A,B,C and D are in harmonic division if CA/CB = DA/DB . In this case, D is called the harmonic conjugate of A, B and C.

Four concurrent lines or four parallel lines are in harmonic division if the intersection of any fifth line with these four lines consists of four points in harmonic division. The lines are also said to form a harmonic pencil. The fourth line is called the harmonic conjugate of the first three.

The harmonic_division command takes as argument three collinear points or three concurrent lines and a variable name.

harmonic_division returns and draws the three points or lines along with a fourth so the four objects are in harmonic division, and assigns the fourth point or line to the variable name.
Input:

harmonic_division(0,2,3/2,D)

Output:

Input:

harmonic_division(point(0),point(2),point(3/2),D)

Output:

Input:

affix(D)

Output:

3

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