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Geometry – Construct a Median of a Triangle

By | November 17, 2016

Construct a Median of a Triangle In this tutorial the students will learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a median of a triangle. A median of a triangle is a line segment that joins the vertex midpoint to the opposite side.  All triangles have 3 medians that intersect at the triangle’s… Read More »

Geometry – Construct Median of a Trapezoid

By | November 11, 2016

Construct Median of a Trapezoid In this tutorial the students will learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a median of a trapezoid.  The median of a trapezoid is parallel to both bases and its length is half the sum of the lengths of the bases.  It is also the segment that joins… Read More »