Definition:Median of Triangle

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This page is about Median of Triangle. For other uses, see Median.


Let $\triangle ABC$ be a triangle.


A median is a cevian which bisects the opposite.

In the above diagram, $CD$ is a median.

Also known as

Some sources refer to the median of a triangle as a midline, but this term is used on $\mathsf{Pr} \infty \mathsf{fWiki}$ and elsewhere for a different concept.

Also see

  • Results about medians of triangles can be found here.