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Special Lines In Triangles
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General Questions
A(n)________is a
line
that connects an
angle
of a
triangle
with the midpoint of the
side
from it.
1.
Altitude
bisector
median
midsegment
A(n) __________ is a
line
that goes from an
angle
of a
triangle
to the
side
opposite that
angle
and makes a right angle. In an
obtuse triangle
this
line
may be outside the
triangle
itself.
2.
altitude
bisector
midsegment
median
A
line
that bisects a
side
of a
triangle
and forms a
right angle
is called ________.
3.
altitude
midsegment
median
perpendicular
bisector
A
line
that joins the midpoints of two sides of a
triangle
is called _______.
4.
altitude
bisector
midsegment
median
An orthocenter is the
point
of concurrence for _____.
5.
altitudes
median
bisector
midsegments
A
point
of concurrence that is equidistant from each
vertex
is called _______.
6.
Orthocenter
centroid
middle
circumcenter
An equal
triangle
has a midsegment with a
length
of 10cm. What is the
length
of each side?
7.
5cm
15cm
20cm
30cm
What is the
length
of a midsegment of a
right triangle
that is parallel to the
hypotenuse
if the legs of the
triangle
are 6 and 8?
8.
3
4
5
10
What is the
length
of a
side
parallel to a midsegment of
length
x?
9.
X
x/2
3x
2x
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