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# What does equilateral mean in triangle?

Updated: 10/26/2022

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Equilateral means that all sides of a polygon are equal in length.

"Equi" means "Equal" and "Lateral" means "Side, or sideways".

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### What does an equilateral mean?

equilateral means equal sides example equilateral triangle means triangle with all sides equal.

### What does equilateral triangle mean?

An equilateral triangle is one in which all three sides are of the same length.

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I assume you mean an equilateral triangle. An equilateral triangle is a triangle with all three sides the same length (and therefore all three angles the same as well).

### Does a equiangular triangle have to be equilateral?

No, an equilateral triangle has to be equiangular, but an equiangular triangle does NOT have to be equilateral

### How is a triangle the same as a equilateral triangle?

A triangle is the same as a equilateral triangle because a equilateral triangle is a triangle but it is congruent on all sides

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### What is an equilateral triangle obtuse triangle?

An oxymoron. An equilateral triangle cannot be obtuse; an obtuse triangle cannot be equilateral.

### What kind of shape is an equilateral triangle?

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### Can a triangle have right sides?

If you mean can a triangle have 3 equal sides and the answer is yes it can and it is called an equilateral triangle.

### What does the word equilateral mean?

an equilateral triangle is a triangle in which all three sides are equal.Equilateral means that all the sides in a figure are congruent. Regular polygons are all equilateral.

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Are isosceles triangle sometimes an equilateral triangle

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Yes. All equilateral triangles have 3 congruent sides. To know that it's an equilateral triangle the partial part of the word equilateral "equil" and "equal" mean the same thing except that "equil"is used in a word to tell that it's an equilateral triangle.