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Let $\triangle ABC$ be a triangle.
A cevian is a line segment from a vertex of the triangle to the opposite side.
In the above diagram, $CD$ is a cevian.
Source of Name
This entry was named for Giovanni Benedetto Ceva.
- 1989: Ephraim J. Borowski and Jonathan M. Borwein: Dictionary of Mathematics ... (previous) ... (next): cevian
- 2008: David Nelson: The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics (4th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): cevian