The midsegment is a line segment that connects the midpoints of 2 sides.

Midsegment of a Triangle

The midsegment of a triangle crosses the middle of two sides, is parallel to the third side
and is also half its length.

Practice Middle segment

Exercise #1

Given an isosceles trapezoid, is the dashed segment a middle segment of the trapezoid?

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Answer

Not true

Exercise #2

Below is an isosceles trapezium.

EF is parallel to the base of the trapezium.

True or false: EF is the midsection of the trapezoid.

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Answer

True

Exercise #3

Is the dashed segment the midsegment of the isosceles trapezoid below?

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Answer

No

Exercise #4

Given that DE is a middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

11

Exercise #5

Given that DE is the middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

12

Exercise #1

Given that DE is the middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

15

Exercise #2

Given that DE is a middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

4.5

Exercise #3

Given that DE is a middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

4

Exercise #4

Given that DE is a middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

5

Exercise #5

Given that DE is the middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

4

Exercise #1

Given that DE is the middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

7

Exercise #2

Given that DE is the middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

7

Exercise #3

Given that DE is a middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

9

Exercise #4

Given that DE is the middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

6

Exercise #5

Given that DE is the middle section in triangle ABC, what is the length of side DE?

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Answer

7.5