1. Medians $\overline{AX}$ and $\overline{BY}$ of $\triangle ABC$ intersect perpendicularly at point $O$. We know the lengths $AX = 12$ and $BC = 4\sqrt {13}$. Find the length of the third median, $CZ$. (Is not: 200 or 4sqrt22)

2. As shown in the diagram, $\overline {AD}, \overline {BE},$ and $\overline {CF}$ are concurrent. We know that $CD=CE=BF=4$ and $BD=AF=6$. What is $AE?

$ (Is not: 16/9)

Guest Nov 27, 2019

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CalculatorUser Nov 27, 2019

#2**0 **

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artsyleilani
Nov 27, 2019

#3**+1 **

Also, for number 1. This is how far I got.

Using the properties of a median through a centroid, I found OB through pythagorean theorem

I also found AO through median properties

Notice that AOB is a right angle through supplements.

I you used pythagorean theorem to find AB?

Notice triangles AOB and ZOB are similar.

Since it is a median, we know that the triangles ZOB and AOB are in a ratio of 1:2, respectively. I also know the area of AOB because base and height are known.

So, how would I find OZ?

CalculatorUser Nov 27, 2019

#4**+1 **

For number 2.

You have to use similar triangles.

Sorry I ran out of time gotta go

also, why is "help me please" in the top of Sticky Topics?

CalculatorUser Nov 27, 2019