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tjjavid | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted April 15, 2013 at 10:22 AM via web

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I really need help on this question PLEASE!

Find the coordinates of the centroid M for triangle ABC. M=(_______,_______)

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pramodpandey | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted April 15, 2013 at 10:32 AM (Answer #1)

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A(0,0),

B(4,4) and C(8,2)

Let centroid M=`(x,y)`

so

`x=(x_1+x_2+x_3)/3`

`y=(y_1+y_2+y_3)/3`

Thus

x=(0+4+8)/3=4

y=(0+4+2)/3=2

So centroid M=(4,2)

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