Scalene Triangle

Pronunciation: /skeɪˈlin ˈtraɪˌæŋ.gəl/ Explain

Various triangles, all of which have unequal sides.
Figure 1: Scalene triangle.

A scalene triangle is a triangle whose sides are unequal, are not congruent, not the same length. The angles of a scalene triangle are also not congruent, not the same size.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, scalene triangle. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 161. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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