# Basic Parameters of the Kimberling Center X25

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Given a triangle , its orthic triangle (shown in orange) and the tangential triangle (shown in purple) are homothetic. The Kimberling center is their homothetic center [1].

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Let

, , be the side lengths,

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, , be the exact trilinear coordinates of with respect to and .

Introduce the parameters , , , in Conway notation, where is the Brocard angle.

Then

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You can drag the vertices , and .

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Contributed by: Minh Trinh Xuan (January 2023)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA

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A triangle center is said to be even when its barycentric coordinates can be expressed as a function of three variables , , that all occur with even exponents. If the center of a triangle has constant barycentric coordinates, it is called a neutral center (the centroid is the only neutral center). A triangle center is said to be odd if it is neither even nor neutral.

Standard barycentric coordinates of a point with respect to a reference triangle have a sum of 1.

Reference

[1] C. Kimberling. "Encyclopedia of Triangle Centers." (Sep 27, 2022) faculty.evansville.edu/ck6/encyclopedia.

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