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Centers of Triangle Part Two
Medians and Altitudes
A segment that connects a vertex of a triangle to the midpoint of the opposite side. Only makes congruent segments. Doesn't have to be perpendicular. *Always passes through the vertices of a triangle.
Point of concurrency of the medians of a triangle.
Location of Centroid
Always inside triangle.
Length of Centroid
Vertex to centroid is 2/3's of median. Centroid to midpoint of side is 1/3.
A segment from a vertex of a triangle perpendicular to the line containing the opposite side. Doesn't have to cut side in half. *Always passes through vertices of a triangle
point of concurrency of the altitudes of a triangle
Location of orthocenter
Circumcenter, orthocenter, and centroid are always in a line in a triangle.
A triangle with congruent sides.
The circumcenter, orthocenter, incenter, and centroid are in the same location.