Secondary Parts of a Triangle

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Secondary Parts of a Triangle

  1. 1. Altitude An altitude of a triangle is a perpendicular segment from a vertex of the triangle to the opposite side or to the line containing the opposite side.
  2. 2. Median A median is a segment whose endpoints are a vertex of the triangle and the midpoint of the opposite side.
  3. 3. Angle Bisector An angle bisector of a triangle is a segment which bisects an angle and whose endpoints are a vertex of the triangle and a point on the opposite side.
  4. 4. Perpendicular Bisector A perpendicular bisector of a side of a triangle is a line perpendicular to the sides at its midpoint and it is equidistant to the endpoints of the given segment.
  5. 5. A triangle has 3 altitudes, 3 medians, 3 angle bisectors and 3perpendicular bisectors.

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