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Posted by on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 7:13pm.

The length of a median of a triangle is 36 units. Describe
the location of the centroid on that median.

  • GEOMETRY - , Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 7:39pm

    All you can say is that the centroid is on the median.

    http://www.mathopenref.com/trianglecentroid.html

  • GEOMETRY - , Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 8:43pm

    The centroid divides the median in the ratio of 2:1, with the longer part towards the vertex.
    So your 36 unit median is divided into length of 24 and 12 by the centroid.

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