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**Constructing the Centroid**

The centroid is the point of concurrency of the three medians in a triangle. It is the center of mass (center of gravity) and therefore is always located within the triangle. The centroid divides each median into a piece one-third the length of the median and two-thirds the length. To find the centroid, we find the midpoint of two sides in the coordinate plane and use the corresponding vertices to get equations.

**Construction of a Triangle Centroid**
**The Centroid**

The point of concurrency of the three medians is the Centroid.

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More Lessons for Grade 9 Math

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Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, and activities to help Geometry students learn how to construct the centroid of a triangle.

The following diagram shows the centroid of a triangle. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions on the centroid of a triangle.

The centroid is the point of concurrency of the three medians in a triangle. It is the center of mass (center of gravity) and therefore is always located within the triangle. The centroid divides each median into a piece one-third the length of the median and two-thirds the length. To find the centroid, we find the midpoint of two sides in the coordinate plane and use the corresponding vertices to get equations.

The point of concurrency of the three medians is the Centroid.

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