8. You have seen the mean used as an average or balancing point of data, and the median a differ- used as the center of a list of data. The physical balancing point of a geometric shape is actually located at the intersections of its medians, although the word has ent meaning in this context than the way we used it in this section. The median of a triangle is a line segment that connects a vertex (the intersectio point of two sides) with the midpoint of the side opposite it. a. For each of the following objects, find the balancing point. The balancing point is the point under which you could place a pencil tip and the shape would be perfectly horizontal and balanced Once you find the balancing point of the object, give a general description of its location so that someone else could locate the balancing point on a similar shape. Line segment Rectangle Triangle

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8. You have seen the mean used as an average or balancing point of data, and the median
a differ-
used as the center of a list of data. The physical balancing point of a geometric shape
is actually located at the intersections of its medians, although the word has
ent meaning in this context than the way we used it in this section.
The median of a triangle is a line segment that connects a vertex (the intersectio
point of two sides) with the midpoint of the side opposite it.
a. For each of the following objects, find the balancing point. The balancing point
is the point under which you could place a pencil tip and the shape would be
perfectly horizontal and balanced
Once you find the balancing point of the object, give a general description of
its location so that someone else could locate the balancing point on a similar
shape.
Line segment
Rectangle
Triangle
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8. You have seen the mean used as an average or balancing point of data, and the median a differ- used as the center of a list of data. The physical balancing point of a geometric shape is actually located at the intersections of its medians, although the word has ent meaning in this context than the way we used it in this section. The median of a triangle is a line segment that connects a vertex (the intersectio point of two sides) with the midpoint of the side opposite it. a. For each of the following objects, find the balancing point. The balancing point is the point under which you could place a pencil tip and the shape would be perfectly horizontal and balanced Once you find the balancing point of the object, give a general description of its location so that someone else could locate the balancing point on a similar shape. Line segment Rectangle Triangle

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