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The Midpoints of Two Cevians
A cevian is a line drawn from a vertex of a triangle to the opposite side.
Let ABC be a triangle and let M and N be the midpoints of the cevians BB' and CC'. Then the area of the quadrilateral BC'B'C is 4 times the area of AMN.
Contributed by:
Jay Warendorff
After work by:
Antonio Gutierrez
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The statement of the theorem is in
Problem 90. Quadrilateral and Triangle Areas, Midpoints
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Jay Warendorff
After work by:
Antonio Gutierrez
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