5-3 Medians and Altitudes of a Triangle. Use the properties of Medians of a triangle Use the properties of Altitude of a triangle. Definitions. A median of a triangle is a segment whose endpoints are a vertex of the triangle and the midpoint of the opposite side.
An Altitude and its orthocentercan lie inside, on, or outside the triangle.
Remember the Distance and Midpoint formulas:
Write them below: