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    Question Find the orthocenter of the triangle.

    I need help for my math HW!
    Find the orthocenter of the triangle.
    Given that triangle ABC has vertices at (0, 5), (1, -1) and (3, 1), Round to the nearest hundredth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FIL94 View Post
    I need help for my math HW!
    Find the orthocenter of the triangle.
    Given that triangle ABC has vertices at (0, 5), (1, -1) and (3, 1), Round to the nearest hundredth.
    Find the slope m of side AB. Find the equation of perpendicular to AB from C by taking slope = -1/m.
    Similarly find the equation of the perpendicular from B to AC.
    Orthocenter of the triangle is the point of intersection of these two perpendicular lines.
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