Varignon Parallelogram


The figure formed when the midpoints of adjacent sides of a quadrilateral are joined. Varignon's theorem demonstrated that this figure is a parallelogram. The center of the Varignon parallelogram is the geometric centroid of four point masses placed on the vertices of the quadrilateral.

See also

Bimedian, Midpoint, Midpoint Polygon, Parallelogram, Quadrilateral, Varignon's Theorem

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Coxeter, H. S. M. and Greitzer, S. L. Geometry Revisited. Washington, DC: Math. Assoc. Amer., p. 53, 1967.

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