can you tell me what a centroid is?

Asked by princegill64 | 3rd May, 2016, 04:29: PM

Expert Answer:

C o n s i d e r space a space t r i a n g l e space A B C.
L e t space D comma space E space a n d space F space b e space t h e space m i d p o i n t s space o f space t h e space s i d e s space space B C comma space C A space a n d space A B comma space r e s p e c t i v e l y.

J o i n space t h e space p o i n t s space left parenthesis A space a n d space D right parenthesis comma space left parenthesis B space a n d space E right parenthesis space a n d space left parenthesis C space a n d space F right parenthesis
H e r e comma space A D comma space B E space a n d space C F space a r e space t h e space m e d i a n s space o f space t h e space t r i a n g l e space A B C.
O b s e r v e space t h e space f o l l o w i n g space f i g u r e.
begin mathsize 16px style L e t space apostrophe O apostrophe space b e space t h e space p o i n t space o f space i n t e r s e c t i o n space o f space t h e space m e d i a n s space A D comma space B E space a n d space C F.
H e r e comma space O space i s space t h e space c e n t r o i d space o f space t h e space t r i a n g l e.
T h u s comma space O space i s space t h e space c o n c u r r e n t space p o i n t space o f space m e d i a n s space o f space t h e space t r i a n g l e. end style

Answered by Vimala | 4th May, 2016, 09:34: AM