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Centroid, Circumcenter, Orthocenter

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This task helps students see connections between how the centroid, circumcenter, and orthocenter of a triangle are constructed and visuals representing these three centers of a triangle.

Grade: 
Grade 12
Task Type: 
Connecting Representations
Content: 
centers of a triangle, centroid, circumcenter, orthocenter
Curricular Competency: 
Reasoning and analyzing: Develop mental math strategies and abilities to make sense of quantities
Understanding and solving: Develop, demonstrate, and apply mathematical understanding through play, inquiry, and problem solving
Understanding and solving: Visualize to explore mathematical concepts
Understanding and solving: Develop and use multiple strategies to engage in problem solving
Communicating and representing: Communicate mathematical thinking in many ways
Communicating and representing: Use mathematical vocabulary and language to contribute to mathematical discussions
Communicating and representing: Explain and justify mathematical ideas and decisions
Communicating and representing: Represent mathematical ideas in concrete, pictorial, and symbolic forms
Connecting and reflecting: Reflect on mathematical thinking

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