Classifying triangles

In this lesson you learn how to describe the properties of scalene, isosceles and equilateral triangles. You will also learn how to identify and classify triangles inscribed in circles.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: All quadrilaterals have 4 lines of symmetry.

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Q2.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: The number of lines of symmetry a polygon has is more than its number of sides.

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Q3.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: A regular polygon has as many lines of symmetry as it does sides.

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Q4.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: The number of lines of symmetry a polygon has is the same as its order of rotational symmetry.

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Q5.How many lines of symmetry does a parallelogram have?

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Q6.How many lines of symmetry does the shape below have?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: All quadrilaterals have 4 lines of symmetry.

1/6

Q2.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: The number of lines of symmetry a polygon has is more than its number of sides.

2/6

Q3.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: A regular polygon has as many lines of symmetry as it does sides.

3/6

Q4.Decide if the statements are always true, sometimes or never true: The number of lines of symmetry a polygon has is the same as its order of rotational symmetry.

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Q5.How many lines of symmetry does a parallelogram have?

5/6

Q6.How many lines of symmetry does the shape below have?

6/6

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Classifying triangles quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

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Q1.What is a triangle with at least two equal sides called?

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Q2.What is a triangle with three equal sides called?

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Q3.Would it be possible to draw a scalene triangle with more than one obtuse angle?

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Q4.The sum of all the angles of a triangle is:

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Q5.Zaki and Connor are looking at the diagram on the right. Who do you agree with? Why?

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Q6.I am thinking of a triangle which have the following properties: no lines of symmetry and has one right angle. Which triangle am I thinking of?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Classifying triangles quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What is a triangle with at least two equal sides called?

1/6

Q2.What is a triangle with three equal sides called?

2/6

Q3.Would it be possible to draw a scalene triangle with more than one obtuse angle?

3/6

Q4.The sum of all the angles of a triangle is:

4/6

Q5.Zaki and Connor are looking at the diagram on the right. Who do you agree with? Why?

5/6

Q6.I am thinking of a triangle which have the following properties: no lines of symmetry and has one right angle. Which triangle am I thinking of?

6/6

Lesson summary: Classifying triangles

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