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# Chapter 5 Medians of a Triangle - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Chapter 5 Medians of a Triangle. Median of a triangle. Starts at a vertex and divides a side into two congruent segments (midpoint). Centroid of the triangle. The point of concurrency of the three medians of a triangle . Always lies inside the triangle!. A. C. B. Always Inside!.

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### Chapter 5Medians of a Triangle

• Starts at a vertex and divides a side into two congruent segments (midpoint).

• The point of concurrency of the three medians of a triangle.

• Always lies inside the triangle!

C

B

Always

Inside!

• The medians of a triangle intersect at a point that is in a 2:1 ratio.

• From vertex to centroid=2

• Centroid to side=1

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E

P

C

B

D

P is the centroid of triangle ABC

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If EC = 12, EP = ___ and PC = ___

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