The centroid of a triangle (also called center of gravity of the triangle) is the point where the three medians intersect each other.

In the figure, AA,BB and CC are medians and G is the centroid of ABC. The centroid G has the property that divides the medians in the ratio 2:1, that is

Title centroid
Canonical name Centroid
Date of creation 2013-03-22 11:55:44
Last modified on 2013-03-22 11:55:44
Owner drini (3)
Last modified by drini (3)
Numerical id 11
Author drini (3)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 51-00
Synonym barycenter
Synonym center of gravity
Related topic Median
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