triangle center

On every triangle there are points where special lines or circles intersect, and those points usually have very interesting geometrical properties. Such points are called triangle centersMathworldPlanetmath.

Some examples of triangle centers are incenterMathworldPlanetmath, orthocenterMathworldPlanetmath, centroid, circumcenterMathworldPlanetmath, excenters, Feuerbach point, Fermat pointsMathworldPlanetmath, etc.

For an online reference please check the Centers page.

Here is a drawing showing the most important lines and centers of a triangle

(XEukleides \PMlinktofilesource codetriangulo-rev.euk for the drawing)

Title triangle center
Canonical name TriangleCenter
Date of creation 2013-03-22 11:55:50
Last modified on 2013-03-22 11:55:50
Owner mps (409)
Last modified by mps (409)
Numerical id 13
Author mps (409)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 51-00
Synonym triangle centre
Synonym center
Synonym centre
Related topic Orthocenter
Related topic Centroid
Related topic EulerLine
Related topic FermatTorricelliTheorem