# G.GCI.3 Triangle Median Illustrator & Definition Writing Prompt

- Author:
- Dan Dale, Tim Brzezinski

- Topic:
- Median Line, Triangles

Interact with the applet for a few minutes.
The

**green segment**that will appear is said to be a**MEDIAN**of the triangle. Be sure to move the**purple vertex**of the triangle around a bit as well. Answer the questions that appear below the applet and (alternate tutorial) video.## Alternate Tutorial

## 1.

Is it ever possible for a triangle's **median** to lie outside the triangle?

## 2.

Use what you've observed to complete the following sentence definition (without looking it up on another tab in your browser):
*A median of a triangle is...*