How to Find the Altitude of a Triangle


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How many altitudes do all triangles have?

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1. What is 'A' called in the diagram below?

2. What does 'B' represent on this triangle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can get extra practice finding triangle altitudes with this quiz and worksheet. In these assessments, you will be shown pictures and asked to identify the different parts of a triangle, including the altitude.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions on the quiz are on the following:

  • The number of altitudes in a triangle
  • Labeling a triangle's different parts
  • Another word for altitude in a triangle

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the parts of a triangle
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about altitude
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can describe altitude in other words

Additional Learning

To learn more, go to the lesson titled How to Find the Altitude of a Triangle. The extra content will show you the following triangles:

  • Isosceles
  • Right
  • Equilateral
  • Scalene