Given any triangle with sides \(a\), \(b\) and \(c\), and coordinates of vertices \((x_{1},y_{1})\), \((x_{2},y_{2})\) and \((x_{3},y_{3})\). What are the coordinates of its Gergonne point?

No vote yet

1 vote

×

Problem Loading...

Note Loading...

Set Loading...

## Comments

Sort by:

TopNewestThere is an expression in terms of s,a,b,c. First find \(T_{a}\) by section formula. Then compute\( \frac{AG_{e}}{G_{e}T_{A}}\) by menelaus. Use the section formula again to find the gergonne point. The formula comes out to be \(\frac {\displaystyle \sum_{cyc} (s-b)(s-c)A}{\displaystyle \sum_{cyc} (s-b)(s-c)}\). Here A is the complex number for the point A (this formula can easily be converted into cartesian form) – Pranav Kirsur · 1 year, 5 months ago

Log in to reply

Aah, I need help. @Ishan Singh

@Aditya Kumar – Swapnil Das · 1 year, 5 months ago

Log in to reply

Its easy but bit tedious. What have you tried? – Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 5 months ago

Log in to reply

– Swapnil Das · 1 year, 5 months ago

Tried infinitely many methods, but led to zero conclusions :PLog in to reply

@Xuming Liang

@Nihar Mahajan – Swapnil Das · 1 year, 5 months ago

Log in to reply