Investigation of Special Segments of Triangles

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Don't miss a special resource on special segments. Scholars use paper folding to investigate medians, altitudes, and angle bisectors of triangles. They discover that each set of segments intersect at a specific point (centroid, orthocenter, and incenter).

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Instructional Ideas

  • If time is an issue, split learners into groups and have each group conduct part of the activity to share with the class
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should be familiar with special segments of triangles
  • Activity requires scissors, rulers, and sheets of paper

  • Provides a worksheet for the activity
  • Clear step-by-step lesson directions help facilitate the activity

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