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Midsegments of Triangles

Updated on 02/10/2015

Activity Overview

Students explore the properties of the midsegment, a segment that connects the midpoints of two sides of a triangle.

Key Steps

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    First, students will construct and investigate one midsegment and the relationship of the new small triangle to the original triangle.

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    Then, all three midsegments will be constructed and this figure will be explored. Students will explore the relationship between the original triangle and the midsegment triangle.