NCERT Class 7 Mathematics Solutions: Chapter 6 –The Triangle and its Properties Exercise 6.1 Part 1

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Understanding of altitude

Understanding of Altitude

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1. In is mid-point of

is ____________.

is ____________.

Is ?

Triangle PQR and D is a Mid-Point



is altitude.

is median.

No, is the mid-point of .

2. Draw rough sketches for the following:

(a) In is a median.

(b) In are altitudes of the triangle.

(c) In is an altitude in the exterior of the triangle.


(a) Here,

is a median in .

Triangle ABC and be is a Median

(b) Here,

are the altitudes of the .

Triangle PQR, Altitudes of PQ and PR

(c) is an altitude in the exterior of

Triangle XYZ and Altitude YL

3. Verify by drawing a diagram if the median and altitude of an isosceles triangle can be same.


Triangle ABC and AB=AC

Isosceles triangle means any two sides are same.

Take and draw the median when .

is the median and altitude of the given triangle.