I'm supposed to derive an equation that will find whether or not a point is inside or outside a shape with only the coordinates of the vertices given.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The shape is expected to be something like this:

______

|........|.........._____

|........|______|.......|

|............................|_____

|.....................................|

|.....................................|

|...........___________.........|

|..........|.................|........|

|______|..................|_____|

with the coordinates of the corners given. The shape isn't exactly that but it's basically a collection of boxes.

I really have no idea where to start, if anyone could give me a starting point I'd appreciate it.

Thanks.

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# Homework Help: Coordinates given, find whether a point is inside or outside

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