Centroid: Definition, Theorem & Formula Video


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If segment CG has a length of 12 units, and G is the centroid of the triangle, how long is segment CF?

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1. If segment BG has a length of 24 units, and G is the centroid of the triangle, how long is segment BE?

2. The centroid of a triangle is the point where:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Centroid is a helpful concept to understand when finding the geometric properties of triangles. These assessments have been assembled to give you an opportunity to test your understanding of this concept and your ability to solve related math problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test your abilities of:

  • Finding the length of given line segments
  • Defining the term centroid
  • Locating the centroid of a triangle

Skills Practiced

In addition to testing those skills, use these assessments to test your abilities in the following:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving triangle medians and centroids
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as centroid
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about where the centroid is found

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson titled Centroid: Definition, Theorem & Formula to learn what you need to know for this worksheet and quiz. The objectives of this lesson are to:

  • Demonstrate how to find the centroid
  • Practice calculating the properties of a centroid
  • Review example problems