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1
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If the point is the same distance from the two objects then it is

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Equidistant

2
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The length of the perpendicular segment from the point to the line

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Distance from a point to a line

3
Q

When three or more lines intersect at one point they are

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Concurrent

4
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The point at which they intersect

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Point of concurrency

5
Q

The point of concurrency of the perpendicular bisectors of a triangle

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Circumcenter of the triangle

6
Q

Since the circumcenter is equidistant from the vertices, you can use the circumcenter as the center of the circle that contains each vertex of the triangle

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Circumscribed about

7
Q

The point of concurrency of the angle bisectors of a triangle

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Incenter of the triangle

8
Q

The letter in the center of the circle

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Inscribed in

9
Q

A segment whose endpoints are a vertex and the midpoint of the opposite side

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Median of a triangle

10
Q

The point of concurrency of the medians

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Centroid of the triangle

11
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The perpendicular segment from a vertex of the triangle to the line containing the opposite side

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Altitude of a triangle

12
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The lines that contain the altitudes of a triangle are concurrent at the

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Orthocenter of the triangle

13
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All possibilities are considered and then all but one are proved false

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Indirect reasoning

14
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A proof involving indirect reasoning is an

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Indirect proof

15
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A segment connecting the midpoints of two sides of the triangle

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Midsegment of a triangle