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Posted by on January 19, 2024 at 4:25 pm

What is the Isosceles triangle?

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• ### Ayushi

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An isosceles triangle is a type of triangle that has two sides of equal length. These equal sides are often referred to as “legs,” while the remaining side is called the “base.” The angles opposite the legs are also equal to each other and are commonly referred to as “base angles.” In other words, an isosceles triangle has at least two congruent sides and two congruent angles.

The properties of an isosceles triangle include:

1. Two sides are of equal length: This is the defining characteristic of an isosceles triangle. The lengths of the two legs are equal.

2. Two angles are equal: The base angles, which are the angles formed by the base and each of the legs, are congruent.

3. The base angles are opposite the equal sides: The base angles are the angles that are not adjacent to the equal sides.

4. The sum of the interior angles is 180 degrees: Like any triangle, the sum of the three interior angles of an isosceles triangle is always 180 degrees.

Isosceles triangles can have additional properties depending on the specific context or problem being addressed. These triangles are commonly encountered in geometry and have various applications in fields such as architecture, engineering, and physics.

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