Midpoint Theorem: Definition & Application


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Using the Midpoint Theorem, what do we know about the third side of a triangle in relation to the line segment that joins the other two sides at the midpoints?

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1. Using the Midpoint Theorem, which characteristics do we know about the lengths of sides in a given triangle?

2. Find the length of side WX.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet cover how the Midpoint Theorem should be applied. You will need to use your understanding of the Midpoint Theorem to find the solution to several practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you are ready to demonstrate what you know regarding these subjects:

  • What the Midpoint Theorem tells us about the sides of a triangle
  • Characteristics of the sides of a triangle
  • Finding the length of lines

Skills Practiced

Skills that you can improve by taking this quiz include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Midpoint Theorem
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving the Midpoint Theorem
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the third side of a triangle related to a line segment

Additional Learning

Increase your knowledge of this subject by studying the lesson entitled Midpoint Theorem: Definition & Application. You'll have the opportunity to learn about:

  • Two things the Midpoint Theorem will tell you about a triangle
  • Ways to apply the Midpoint Theorem
  • Examples of the Midpoint Theorem in use