Centroid Investigation

Directions:

Use the construction below to investigate the centroid of a triangle and answer the questions below.

Construction file:

Questions:

1. What are the 3 segments constructed to form the centroid of a triangle?

Check all that apply

2. What is special about the centroid of a triangle?

3. What is the location of the centroid compared to the triangle, when the triangle is acute?

4. What is the location of the centroid compared to the triangle, when the triangle is obtuse?

5. What is the location of the centroid compared to the triangle, when the triangle is right?