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Exploring Centers of a Triangle: Part 2

Students model and solve a real-world problem by constructing the centroid of a triangle. They explore relationships of the medians of a triangle and investigate how the centroid partitions each of the medians. Students investigate the medians of a triangle and the conjecture the following theorems: A median divides a triangle into two triangles with equal area. The three medians of a triangle divide the triangle into six triangles with equal area.

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Resource Details

Grade
10th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Included Materials
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