In the previous post, we have learned that the segment connecting the two sides of the triangle is parallel to the third side and half its length. In this post, we are going to use the said theorem to prove that the midpoints of any quadrilateral determine a parallelogram. Given quadrilateral and midpoints , , […]

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# Posts tagged with 'midsegment theorem'

## The Proof of the Midsegment Theorem

The segment connecting the two midpoints of the sides of a triangle is called its midsegment or midline. The midsegment of a triangle has interesting characteristics: (1) the midsegment connecting the midpoints of the two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side and (2) its length is also half of the third […]

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