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The straight line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side, and equal to half of it.
Theoretical Geometry: Based on the Various Geometry Books by Godfrey and Siddons - Page 46
by Arthur Warry Siddons, Reginald Thomas Hughes - 1926 - 173 pages

## Elements of Plane Geometry According to Euclid

Andrew Bell - Euclid's Elements - 1837 - 290 pages
...of its sides. 9. To bisect a parallelogram by a line drawn from a point in one of its sides. 10. A line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle, is parallel to the base, and equal to the half of it. 11. The quadrilateral formed by joining the successiYe middle points...

## The Mathematician, Volume 2

1847 - 364 pages
...middle points of the edges AC, AB, BD, BC, DA, DC respectively. Then, since the line drawn to bisect two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side, and equal to half of it, we have BC = 2KN = 2HG, DC = 2MG = 2LK, AC = 2HL = 2MN, DA = 2KH = 2GN, AB = 2LG = 2KM, BD = 2HM =...

## A Treatise on the Higher Plane Curves: Intended as a Sequel to A Treatise on ...

George Salmon - Conic sections - 1852 - 338 pages
...triangle meet on the internal bisector of the third angle : interpreted the other way, express that the line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side. 5. We give now some examples of the use of these equations of the first degree. Ex. 1. Tiie bisectors...

## The synoptical Euclid; being the first four books of Euclid's Elements of ...

Euclides - 1853 - 146 pages
...to four right angles. 10. To describe a square equal to the difference of two given squares. II. A line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the "base, and equal to half of it. 12. To bisect a given parallelogram by a line drawn from a point in...

## Elements of geometry and mensuration

Thomas Lund - Geometry - 1854 - 522 pages
...(12) Shew that, if any two sides of a triangle be bisected, the line joining the points of bisection is parallel to the third side, and equal to half of it. (13) Define similar triangles ; can triangles be similar and not equal? Can they be equal and not similar?...

## The American Journal of Education and College Review, Volume 2

Education - 1856 - 732 pages
...is an easy deduction, from any one of this series, that a straight line cutting off' equimultiples of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side ; and, conversely, a parallel to one side cuts off equimultiples of the other two sides. We need now to have...

## Gradations in Euclid : books i. and ii., with an explanatory preface [&c ...

Euclides - 1858 - 248 pages
...The square of a line is equal to four times the square of its half. 11. The st. line which bisects two sides of a triangle, is parallel to the third side, and equal to one-half of it. 12. If two sides of a triangle be given, its area will be greatest when they contain...

## Euclid's Elements of plane geometry [book 1-6] explicitly enunciated, by J ...

Euclides - 1860 - 142 pages
...equidistant from P, and the line BC joining them is parallel to AE. EXERCISE XLIX. — THEOREM. The line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the base, and equal to the half of it. Let ABC be a triangle, the line DE, that joins the middle points...