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Midpoint Theorem Application

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Explanation:

 

Trapezoid

 

Trapezoid (AmE)
Trapezium (BrE)


A Trapezoid

Type

quadrilateral

Edges and vertices

4

Area

Properties

convex

In geometry, a quadrilateral with one pair of parallel sides is referred to as a trapezoid in American English and as a trapezium in English outside North America. A trapezoid with vertices ABCD is denoted  ABCD orABCD.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trapezoid

 

The above explanation is copied from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia and is remixed as allowed under the Creative Commons Attribution- ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

 

(Our solved example in mathguru.com uses the below concept. This is our own explanation, it is not taken from Wikipedia.)

 

MID POINT THEOREM:

The line drawn through the midpoint of one side of a triangle parallel to another side bisects the third side.

 

 

If AD = DC and DE||CB then AE = EB