What is Median of a triangle? Illustrate with a figure.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 18th Nov, 2013, 01:28: AM

Expert Answer:

The line segment joining a vertex of a triangle to the mid-point of the opposite side is called a median of a triangle. Consider the following triangle ABC:

Here, AD is the line segment joining the vertex A and mid-point of the opposite side BC.

Thus, AD is the median and hence, BD = DC

Answered by  | 18th Nov, 2013, 03:28: AM