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Triangle Median Investigation

Interact with the applet for a few minutes. The green segment that will appear is said to be a MEDIAN of the triangle. Be sure to move the purple vertex of the triangle around a bit as well. Answer the questions that appear below the applet.


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


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...