# Geometry Ch. 5: Properties of Triangles

## 13 terms · Terms from McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 5. Taken from chapter test.

### midsegment of a triangle

a segment that connects the midpoints of two sides of a triangle

### altitude

the perpendicular segment from a vertex to the opposite side

### median

a segment whose endpoints are a vertex of the triangle and the midpoint of the opposite side

### point of concurrency

where three or more lines connect at the same point

### equidistant point

a point that is the same distance from one line as it is from another line

### inside, on, outside

where perpendicular bisectors' point of concurrency is

### inside

where angle bisectors' point of concurrency is

### inside

where medians' point of concurrency is

### inside, on, outside

where altitudes' point of concurrency is

### circumcenter

point of concurrency for perpendicular bisectors

### incenter

point of concurrency for angle bisectors

### centroid

point of concurrency for medians

### orthocenter

point of concurrency for altitudes