Alg6.12

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Find the centroid of a triangle whose vertices are formed by (2,7),(3,-1),(-5,6)\,

The formula for finding the centroid or median of a triangle whose vertices are(x_{1},y_{1}),(x_{2},y_{2}),(x_{3},y_{3})\, is \left({\frac  {x_{1}+x_{2}+x_{3}}{3}},{\frac  {y_{1}+y_{2}+y_{3}}{3}}\right)\,

Applying the formula, we get

\left({\frac  {2+3-5}{3}},{\frac  {7-1+6}{3}}\right)\,

\left(0,4\right)\,


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