Use the triangle to make observations about the midsegment of a triangle.
Name the midsegment. List all congruent segments. What do you notice about the slope of the midsegment and the opposite side of the triangle? What does this tell you about the lines? How does the length of the midsegment relate to the length of the opposite side of the triangle? The midsegment of a triangle is ___________________________ to the opposite side and _____________________ as long.