# Triangle Median Illustrator & Definition Writing Prompt

- Author:
- Tim Brzezinski

- Topic:
- Median Line, Triangles

Interact with the applet for a few minutes.
The

**segment**that will appear is said to be a**MEDIAN**of the triangle. Be sure to move the**colored vertex**and other vertices (bottom side) of the triangle around as well. After doing so, please answer the questions that appear below the app.## 1.

Is it ever possible for a triangle's **median** to lie outside the triangle? Explain.

## 2.

Use what you've observed to complete the following sentence definition (without looking it up on another tab in your browser):
*A median of a triangle is...*