Basic Parameters of the Kimberling Center X(58)

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Given a triangle , the Kimberling center is the intersection of the Brocard axis of the triangles , , , (where is the incenter ) [1]. The Brocard axis is the line joining the symmedian point and the circumcenter of .



, , be the side lengths,

, , be the circumradius, inradius and semiperimeter of ,


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

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





You can drag the vertices , and .


Contributed by: Minh Trinh Xuan (August 25)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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.


[1] A. P. Hatzipolakis, F. van Lamoen, B. Wolk and P. Yiu, "Concurrency of Four Euler Lines," Forum Geometricorum, 1, 2001 pp. 59–68.

[2] C. Kimberling. "Encyclopedia of Triangle Centers." (Jul 7, 2023)


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