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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
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# What is the general name of the point of concurrence for the three altitudes of a triangle?

To determine

To find:

The general name of the point of concurrence for the three altitudes of a triangle.

Explanation

Definition:

Orthocenter:

The point where the three altitudes of a triangle meet. An altitude is a line that goes through vertex (corner point) and is at right angles to the opposite side.

Given:

The general name of the point of concurrence for the three altitudes of a triangle.

Calculation:

By the above definition,

The point of concurrence for the three altitudes of a triangle is known as orthocenter of the triangle.

For example:

The point of concurrence for the three altitudes of a triangle is the orthocenter of the triangle...

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