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• the centre of mass of any object, the balance point.
• the ‘average’ position of all the points in an object.
• a cardboard cut-out of a shape can be perfectly balanced on its centroid.
• the centroid always lies on the inside of a convex object.
• in a triangle, the intersection of the three medians
(median point).

EXAMPLES: triangles

More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centroid

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