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Collinear Points

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Collinear points lie on the same line
(A straight line passes through all points)

Are points A(-3,-2) B(1,0) & C(3,1) collinear?

Test:
Gradient AB = Gradient BC

Collinear?

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 Java applet on collinear points http://www.mathopenref.com/collinear.html

 

Test for collinear points  
Gradient AB = Gradient AC? yes = collinear

 

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