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Geometry-Chapter 5

Geometry-Chapter 5 Vocabulary

A segment that connects the midpoints of two sides of a triangle. midsegment
A type of proof that involves placing geometric figures in a coordinate plane. coordinate proof
The same distance from one figure as from another. equidistant
Three or more lines, rays, or segments that intersect in the same point. concurrent
The point of intersection of concurrent lines, rays, or segments point of concurrency
The point of concurrency of the three perpendicular bisectors of a triangle. circumcenter
A ray that divides an angle into two angles that are congruent. angle bisector
The point of concurrency of the three angle bisectors of a triangle. incenter
A segment from one vertex of a triangle to the midpoint of the opposite side. median
The point of concurrency of the three medians of a triangle. centroid
The perpendicular segment from one vertex of a triangle to the opposite side or to the line that contains the opposite side. altitude
The point at which the lines containing the three altitudes of the triangle intersect. orthocenter
A segment, ray, line or plane that is perpendicular to a segment at its midpoint. perpendicular bisector
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