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In the given triangle ABC, the point P is the intersection of all the medians. The length of AE is 24 cm. Then what is the length of AP?



A

8 cm

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B

10 cm

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C

12 cm

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D

16 cm

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Solution

The correct option is D

16 cm


The point of intersection of all the medians is called the centroid and it divides each median is in the ratio of 2 : 1.
So, AP : PE =2 : 1
Here, AE=24 cm

So, AP = 23×24 = 16 cm


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