anonymous
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prove that the centroid of a scalene triangle divides the line joining orthocenter and circumcenter in the ratio 2:1
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amistre64
  • amistre64
well, i know what the centroid of a triangle is, it is the center where the lines from the angles to their opposite side midpoints all meet... scalene sounds familiar, like congruent triangles are scalene right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
.........so what?????
anonymous
  • anonymous
help me sir

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amistre64
  • amistre64
scalene triangle is one with no equal sides; like 3-4-5...if I recall correctly
anonymous
  • anonymous
yups
amistre64
  • amistre64
just gotta recap my definitions of these things :) was never to keen on vocabulary
amistre64
  • amistre64
orthocenter... I was thinking centroid as in this pic
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amistre64
  • amistre64
ok...circumcenter is the perpendiculars that are from the mid poits of each side; orthocenter is the perpendiculars that drop from each angle.. got that much so far :) so let me draw a scalene with both properties and see if the resuls match this question
anonymous
  • anonymous
jas cant get ur thinking.............take ur tym .... i m w8ng
anonymous
  • anonymous
its 12:38 p.m. at ur side.?????
anonymous
  • anonymous
r u dere.........????
amistre64
  • amistre64
1250pm yeah :)
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anonymous
  • anonymous
which country u live in sir.....
amistre64
  • amistre64
You wrote: "prove that the centroid of a scalene triangle divides the line joining orthocenter and circumcenter in the ratio 2:1" this is a picture of a scalene, with orthos and circums included in it.. just need to include the "centroid" part to determine the veracity of the "proof". country? USA...state? florida
anonymous
  • anonymous
so ........where is the proof....????
amistre64
  • amistre64
we have the picture, now we can add number to it to determine the proof..right?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
well how did u create the picture so neatly........??????any software
anonymous
  • anonymous
so where is the proof
amistre64
  • amistre64
I used the generic "paint" program in windows :)
amistre64
  • amistre64
they want to know if the purple line that connects the points that make up the ortho and the circum is intersected by a ratio of 2:1 by the point that is created from the centroid. Do you agree with my assessment so far?
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amistre64
  • amistre64
we need to determine angles, and measurements in order to "prove" the statement. which will take me about 30mins or so :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
i agree......
anonymous
  • anonymous
goin 2 facebuk.......take ur tym.......
amistre64
  • amistre64
so far I got this much :) There is no restrictions to scalenes so a right scalene should have the same property. I used a 3-4-5 right triangle
amistre64
  • amistre64
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