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medians of a triangle


Create a triangle and the medians of the triangle. How do the coordinates of the centroid (the intersection of the triangle's medians) relate to the coordinates of the vertices? Explain how you derived your answer.

 

 Related External Resources

Napoleon's Theorem
This exploration examines the areas of triangles formed by centroids of different triangles.

Centroid [ java ]
This interactive investigation shows the ratio of the divided medians at the centroid.

Geometer's Sketchpad Triangle Medians
This worksheet can be used as a set of instructions to construct, measure, and record data related to the divided medians of a triangle.



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