orthocenter


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or·tho·cen·ter

 (ôr′thō-sĕn′tər)
n.
The point of intersection of the three altitudes of a triangle.

or•tho•cen•ter

(ˈɔr θəˌsɛn tər)

n.
the point of intersection of the three altitudes of a triangle.
[1865–70]
Translations
orthocentre
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And on the Euler line, the distance from the orthocenter to the centroid is always twice the distance from the centroid to the circumcenter?
Find the locus of the orthocenter M of ABC as C moves along k.
For a tetrahedron pqrs, consider the orthocenter, z, as a function of the weight [P.
For this purpose, we look at the motion of the orthocenter.
Theorem 4 The orthogonal projection of the orthocenter of the Pavillet tetrahedron on the plane of its base triangle is the Gergonne point of this base triangle.
3 It is unnecessary for students to construct the circumcenter, centroid, orthocenter, and incenter of a triangle step by step after they are familiar with these geometric objects and their construction procedures.
The orthocenter of a triangle is a point where three altitudes intersect.