# Draw a diagram and prove that, In an isosceles triangle, the median joining the vertex formed by intersection of equal sides) to the mid point of opposite side is also an altitude.

Hi,
Lets prove in reverse order that if mentioned condition is true then it will be an isosceles triangle.
We form our diagram from given information , As : Here AD is our median and perpendicular on line BC , So

BD  =  CD                                                                        ---- ( 1 )

and

BD  =  CD                                                                       ( From equation 1 )

And

Therefore ,

So,

AB  =  AC                                                                         ( By CPCT )

In ABC , AB  =  AC ( As we proved ) , So

ABC is a isosceles triangle .                                        ( Hence proved )
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Naman your diagram is not clear

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Is this a textbook question? If yes then search it in the NCERT solutions.
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