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    Centroid of a region

    Here is another of the problems i am stuck on. I dont need the answer just how to work it?

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    Well, find it! What have you tried?
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    Well, this is the only problem like that on the practice test. We havent covered anything like this in class(checked my notes twice). The book is pretty vague as to this subject. I am watching calculus videos on youtube right now in hopes of learning how to work it.....
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    This one is not very tricky. It requires no calculus. You've only a triangle. What do you know about the medians of a triangle? They intersect in a very interesting place.

    Really! Find the equations of TWO medains (connect a vertex with the midpoint of the opposite side) and find their intersection. You'll be done.

    Note: We are NOT talking about the "Altitude" or the "Perpendicular Bisector" of a side or the "Angle Bisectors".
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