Exploring Types of Triangles

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ExplorationGRADES 4-5


Identify and classify triangles according to the measures of the interior angles and the lengths of the sides; relate triangles based upon their hierarchical attributes.

Exploring Types of Triangles

Discover how triangles can be named and classified according to their side lengths or angle measures.

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question 1

Can a triangle be scalene and isosceles? Explain.

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Open-ended question 2

Describe a right triangle.

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Open-ended question 3

Can a triangle be isosceles and right? Explain.

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