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Is a line that bisects a side of a triangle and is perpendicular to that side.

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Can the angle bisector of a triangle also be the perpendicular bisector?

Yes. The bisector of one angle of a triangle is the perpendicular bisector of theopposite side if the bisected angle is the vertex angle of an isosceles triangle,or any angle of an equilateral triangle.

How does the perpendicular bisector affect the vertex angle of an isoceles triangle?

The perpendicular bisector bisects the angle at the vertex.

Is the altitude of a triangle always the perpendicular bisector?


Is a perpendicular bisector always an angle bisector?

thank goodness for my math teacher, norm! he said only in an isosceles triangle. The bisector of the vertex angle of an isosceles triangle is perpendicular to the base! =)

Could the median of a triangle be the perpendicular bisector?

Yes in equilateral triangle.

What triangle must always have at least one angle bisector that is also a perpendicular bisector?

any isosceles triangle

How is constructing a perpendicular bisector different to constructing an angle bisector?

A perpendicular bisector is a straight line that divides a side of a triangle in two and is at right angles to that side. An angle bisector is a straight line that divides an angle of a triangle in two.

What is a perpendicular bisector on a triangle?

It is a perpendicular line (a vertical line) that divides the triangle into two equal parts.

What is the name of the line that is perpendicular to a side of the triangle at the midpoint of the side?

A perpendicular bisector

Can the perpendicular bisector of a side of a triangle ever be the median to a side of a triangle?

Yes, it can.

What area of a triangle does a perpendicular bisector split?

a line that intersects an edge of a triangle that is perpendicular to it and passes through the midpoint

A perpendicular line or segment that bisects one side of a triangle is called the?

Perpendicular bisector.