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The line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side and equal to half of the third side.
A Treatise on the Higher Plane Curves: Intended as a Sequel to A Treatise on ... - Page 5
by George Salmon - 1852 - 316 pages

## The solution of geometrical exercises, explained and illustrated; with a ...

Charles Mansford - 1879 - 112 pages
...[Bisect BC in O. Join PO and draw AQ parallel to it. Then PQ shall bisect the triangle.] 53. 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. 54. The straight lines joining the middle points of the four sides of any...

## Euclid, books i. & ii., with notes, examples, and explanations, by a late ...

Euclides - 1879 - 146 pages
...are equal. Show that two sides of the quadrilateral are parallel. 2. The straight line which joins the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the base. 3. The straight line which joins the middle points of two sides of a triangle is equal to half...

## Elements of Geometry, After Legendre, with a Selection of Geometrical ...

Charles Scott Venable - 1881 - 380 pages
...the corresponding side of the given triangle. 25. (Corollary of 24. ) The straight line which joins the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side and equal to the half of it. And, conversely, if, through the middle point, D, of the side, AB, of...

## The Competitor, Volumes 1-2

1882 - 480 pages
...equal to AN. That is, AC is bisected in N. NOTE. — MN is equal to half of AB. Hence the straight line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side, and equal to its half, Draw MP,LR, parallel to AF, and join ML, PR. Then from the property of the triangle...

## Syllabus of plane geometry, books 1-3, corresponding to Euclid, books 1-4 ...

Mathematical association - 1883 - 86 pages
...triangle parallel to the base passes through the middle point of the other side. COR. 3. The straight line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the base. [Cor. 2. and Rule of Identity.] SECTION 4. PROBLEMS. PROB. 1. To bisect a given angle. PROB....

## Geometry for schools, comprising books i. and ii. of Euclid, with some ...

Euclides - 1883 - 176 pages
...sides. Analysis. — Suppose DEF to be the triangle required. It is a well-known proposition (Ex. 100) that the line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is || to the third side ; .-. AC is || DF, BC || DE, and AB || EF. Synthesis. — The construction suggested...

## Exercises on the geometry and measurement of plane figures, being solutions ...

Richard Wormell - Geometry, Plane - 1883 - 208 pages
...¿ED A, and ¿ D С F — ¿ DAE. Сonsequently triangles ADE, С DF are equal, and AD = С D. 43. The line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is equal to Jialf the third side, and is parallel to it. Let AB С be the triangle, D and E the middle...

## Texas School Journal, Volume 20

Education - 1902 - 730 pages
...as stated are parallel to and equal to one-half of each diagonal, because the join of the midpoints of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side and equal to half of it. Also, the parallelogram equals one-half of the original quadrilateral ; —...