# I draw an acute angled triangle PQR and let us prove that the perpendicular bisectors PQ, QR and RP are concurrent. Hence let us write where the circumcentre lies (inside/outside/on the side) of the acute angle triangle.

Let us consider an acute angle triangle PQR.

OA, OB and OC perpendicularly bisects the sides.

Joined OP, OQ and OR! In Δ AOQ and Δ AOR

AO = AO (Common side)

AQ = AR(A is the midpoint of QR)

OAQ = OAR (OA is the perpendicular bisector)

Hence Δ QOA and Δ ROA are congruent to each other by S.A.S. axiom of congruency

Hence OQ = OR (Corresponding parts of Congruent Triangles)

In Δ QOC and Δ POC

CO = CO (Common side)

CQ = CP (C is the midpoint of QP)

OCQ = OCP (OC is the perpendicular bisector)

Hence Δ QOC and Δ POC are congruent to each other by S.A.S. axiom of congruency

Hence OQ = OP (Corresponding parts of Congruent Triangles)

Hence OP = OQ = OR

So it is proved that the perpendicular bisectors are concurrent

The circumcentre lies inside in an acute angled triangle

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