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Median, Altitude, and Angle Bisectors of a Triangle

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What type of line segment is represented by the dotted line in the pictured triangle?

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1. What type of line segment is represented by the vertical dotted line in the pictured triangle?

2. What type of line segment is represented by the dotted line in the pictured triangle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Each question on this quiz will present you with a different triangle. You will then need to identify the information requested in the questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will test you your ability to:

  • Identify the line segment in a provided image
  • Select the line with an altitude in a pictured triangle
  • Differentiate a median and an angle bisector

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills::

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about triangles in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding medians and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding altitudes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about angle bisectors

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and head over to the related lesson titled Median, Altitude, and Angle Bisectors of a Triangle. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defining the median
  • Exploring altitudes of different triangles
  • Understanding the meaning of angle bisectors
  • Learning to identify these three types of line segments
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