Equilateral triangle


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Equilateral triangle

A triangle where all three sides are of equal length, with three equal inside angles.

equilateral triangle

perfect geometrical representation of triune God. [Christian Symbolism: Appleton, 102]
See: Trinity
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When applying Sierpinski fractal concept to an equilateral triangle, different equilateral triangles with diverse sizes are created that lead to the multiband aspect of Sierpinski triangle antenna as explained in Figure 3.
I print multiple copies of equilateral triangles, squares, and other regular polygons such as pentagons, hexagons and septagons, and distribute these to my students at the beginning of the unit.
One of many equilateral triangles connect the base of the action with the brow of Christ's nose lifting our eye to his steady gaze.
How to transform your equilateral triangle into a square: Fold back the three corners of the triangle to make a rectangle as in step 9.
When a unit equilateral triangle is tangent to another unit equilateral triangle, zero, one, or two angle regions may be formed, which is shown in Figures 3, 4, and 5(a)-5(c), respectively.
On the first line, the first four faces are equilateral triangles and the next three are rhombi.
Here is a puzzle for you to try: Name three special properties of an equilateral triangle to do with its sides, angles and symmetry.
In the case of equilateral triangle we shall obtain 2[alpha] + [beta] = 3.
Explain to students that triangular shapes are stronger than squares or other shapes because the force can be equally distributed in an equilateral triangle. Discuss how this activity relates to real-life engineering practices, such as building materials.
As far as the playing is concerned, it's very much an equilateral triangle, a thoughtful three-way conversation of equals.The first three tunes - all Brunborg's - give you a rich introduction to the disc's variety - not huge in dynamic terms, or eclectic in any way, but luxuriant in harmonic, melodic and rhythmic breadth.
On the back of each circle trace an equilateral triangle. Fold down circular moon edges on the lines of the triangle.
Now we're getting to the equilateral triangle. This concept has always been rather intuitive to me, but it really came home during the visit to the NEHA office in Denver.