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# Why not left angle triangle but right angle triangle?

Updated: 10/23/2022

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7y ago

Because the phrase 'right angle' indicates 90 degrees whereas there is no such angle as a 'left angle'

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7y ago

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7y ago

A right angle triangle must have one corner of 90 degrees, otherwise it is not a right angle.

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