Pronunciation: /ˈɔrθ.oʊˌsɛn.tər/ Explain
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Is it possible to change the figure so that the orthocenter is outside of the triangle? Why?
|Manipulative 1 - Orthocenter Created with GeoGebra.||
The orthocenter of a
is the point where the
of the triangle
The orthocenter may on the interior the triangle, on the
of the triangle or on the exterior of the triangle.
- For what class of triangle is the orthocenter on the interior of the triangle?
- For what class of triangle is the orthocenter on the boundary of the triangle?
- For what class of triangle is the orthocenter on the exterior of the triangle?
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, orthocenter. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 132. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Orthocenter. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/o/orthocenter.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
9/5/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new Geogebra protocol, implemented new markup. (McAdams, David E.)
8/7/2018: Changed vocabulary links to WORDLINK format. (McAdams, David E.)
12/21/2009: Added "References". (McAdams, David E.)
12/30/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)