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Classification of Triangles (On the Basis of Sides, and of Angles) - Right Angled Triangle

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Right-angled Triangle: A right triangle is a triangle in which one angle has a measurement of 90°.

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Right Angled Triangle:

  • A right triangle is a triangle in which one angle has a measurement of 90°.
  • Right angles are typically denoted by a square drawn at the vertex of the angle that is a right angle.
  • The side opposite the right angle of a right triangle is called the hypotenuse. The hypotenuse is the longest side of the right triangle.
  • The sides that form the right angle are called legs. 

                                         

Properties Of Right-angled Triangle:

  • A right triangle has a 90 degrees angle. This triangle consists of one right angle and two acute angles.
  • The right angle is an angle that measures 90° and the acute angles are those angles that measure less than 90°.
  • The orthocenter is the point where all three altitudes of the triangle intersect. The orthocenter of the right-angled triangle is located at c.

                      

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