If a/x = x/b (or x
= ab), then x is called the geometric mean between a and b. The geometric mean is sometimes called the mean proportional.
Altitude to the Hypotenuse
: Investigate the relationship between sides of right triangles when an altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse of a right triangle.
Comparing the Arithmetic Mean, Geometric Mean, and Harmonic Mean
: Using a graph, explore how the arithmetic mean compares to the geometric mean and the harmonic mean.
Arithmetic and Geometric Means
: Visualize arithmetic and geometric means.