Difference between revisions of "Center (geometry)"

m (Center moved to Center (geometry): Too general a term)
m (List, minor edits)
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 
The '''center''' of a [[circle]] or [[sphere]] is a [[point]] inside the circle which is [[equidistant]] from all points on the circle.
 
The '''center''' of a [[circle]] or [[sphere]] is a [[point]] inside the circle which is [[equidistant]] from all points on the circle.
 
  
 
==Triangle centers==
 
==Triangle centers==
The [[centroid]] is where the three [[median]]s of the triangle meet.
+
*The [[centroid]] is where the three [[median]]s of the triangle meet.
  
The [[incenter]] of the triangle is where the three [[angle bisector]]s meet. It is also the center of the [[incircle]].
+
*The [[incenter]] of the triangle is where the three [[angle bisector]]s meet. It is also the center of the [[incircle]].
  
The [[circumcenter]] is where the [[perpendicular bisector]]s of the triangles sides meet. It is also the center of the [[circumcircle]].
+
*The [[circumcenter]] is where the [[perpendicular bisector]]s of the triangles sides meet. It is also the center of the [[circumcircle]].
  
The [[orthocenter]] Is where the [[altitude]]s of the triangle meet.
+
*The [[orthocenter]] Is where the [[altitude]]s of the triangle meet.
  
 
{{stub}}
 
{{stub}}
 
 
[[Category:Geometry]]
 
[[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

This article is a stub. Help us out by expanding it.

Invalid username
Login to AoPS