# Types of Triangles

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Types of Triangles

In the previous blog post, we went over the basic properties of a triangle. In this post, we will examine the different types of triangles we may see.

## Equilateral Triangle

An equilateral triangle is a triangle that has 3 equal sides and 3 equal angles.

• Each interior angle always measures

(Shown in Figure #1)

Figure #1

## Isosceles Triangle

An isosceles triangle is a triangle that only has 2 equal sides and 2 equal angles.

(Shown in Figure #2)

Figure #2

## Scalene Triangle

A scalene triangle is a triangle that has no equal sides and no equal angles.

(Shown in Figure #3)

Figure #3

## Right Triangle

A right triangle is a triangle that has an angle with a measure of

• The is also known as the “right angle”.
• A angle is usually notated by the  symbol.
• The longest side is always opposite of the angle and is called the hypotenuse.

(Shown in Figure #4)

Figure #4

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