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The center of a circle is a point inside the circle which is equidistant from any and all points on the circle.
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The '''center''' of a [[circle]] or [[sphere]] is a [[point]] inside the circle which is [[equidistant]] from all points on the circle.
  
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==Triangle centers==
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*The [[centroid]] is where the three [[median]]s of the triangle meet.
  
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*The [[incenter]] of the triangle is where the three [[angle bisector]]s meet. It is also the center of the [[incircle]].
  
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*The [[circumcenter]] is where the [[perpendicular bisector]]s of the triangles sides meet. It is also the center of the [[circumcircle]].
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*The [[orthocenter]] Is where the [[altitude]]s of the triangle meet.
  
 
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[[Category:Geometry]]

Latest revision as of 02:50, 12 May 2008

The center of a circle or sphere is a point inside the circle which is equidistant from all points on the circle.

Triangle centers

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