Equilateral Triangle

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What are Equilateral Triangles?

Trigonometry (the study of triangles) forms a huge component of the National 5 course, and it plays an equally important role in all levels of maths you can pursue beyond National 5.

One of the most fundamental geometric facts about triangles is:


The interior angles of any triangle always sum to \boldsymbol{180^\circ}

It is also important to understand the various types of triangles that can be constructed:



You will also be familiar with right-angled triangles. These can be either isosceles or irregular as these examples show:


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Equilateral Triangle

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