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A median of a [[triangle]] means either the segment joining one vertex to the midpoint of the opposite side of the triangle, or the straight line that contains this segment. It is a particular case of a [[cevian]] of the triangle.
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A median of a [[triangle]] is a [[cevian]] of a triangle that goes from  either the segment joining one vertex to the midpoint of the opposite side of the triangle, or the straight line that contains this segment.  
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The medians are [[concurrent]] at the [[centroid]]. The [[centroid]] divides the medians in a 2:1 ratio.
 
The medians are [[concurrent]] at the [[centroid]]. The [[centroid]] divides the medians in a 2:1 ratio.
 
== See Also ==  
 
== See Also ==  

Revision as of 00:46, 7 July 2006

A median of a triangle is a cevian of a triangle that goes from either the segment joining one vertex to the midpoint of the opposite side of the triangle, or the straight line that contains this segment.

The medians are concurrent at the centroid. The centroid divides the medians in a 2:1 ratio.

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