Scalene Triangles (Mathematics Glossary)
What Is a Scalene Triangle?A scalene triangle is a triangle where none of the sides or angles are equal.
Dictionary DefinitionThe Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a scalene triangle as "having the three sides of unequal length."
Real Examples of Scalene TrianglesBelow are real examples of scalene triangles.
In each case
- No sides are the same length
- No angles are the same (60°)
Here's a second test on scalene triangles.
Here's a third test on scalene triangles.
What's in a Name?'Scalene' comes from the Greek word 'skalenos', meaning 'unequal'.
Interior Angles of a Scalene TriangleThe interior angles of any triangle add up to 180°.
In a scalene triangle, the angles are all different.
Symmetry of a Scalene TriangleA scalene triangle has no lines of symmetry.
Other Types of TriangleScalene triangles are one type of triangle.
There are also: