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Segments of a Triangle

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Midsegment
Segment that joins that midpoints of two sides of a triangle
Perpendicular Bisector
Segment that is perpendicular to the side of a triangle at its midpoint
Circumcenter
Point of concurrency for the perpendicular bisectors of a triangle
Angle Bisector
Segment that bisects an angle of a triangle and its endpoints are a vertex and a point on the opposite side
Incenter
Point of concurrency for the angles bisectors of a triangle
Median
Segment whose endpoints are a vertex and the midpoint of the opposite side
Centroid
Point of concurrency for the medians of a triangle
Altitude
Segment with an endpoint on a vertex and perpendicular to the opposite side or the line containing the opposite side