Special Triangle: Rules & Formulas


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What makes a triangle 'special'?

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1. What is the hypotenuse?

2. If you have a 45-45-90 triangle with one leg measuring 5 cm, what is the length of the other leg?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz will test what you know about special triangles. Topics you'll need to know include what makes a triangle special and the hypotenuse.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study assessments will test how well you can:

  • Find the length of a leg in a given triangle
  • Determine the length of a given triangle's hypotenuse
  • Identify what special triangles have in common

Skills Practiced

Use these study tools to practice the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on special triangles
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about a triangle's hypotenuse in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what makes a triangle special

Additional Learning

Find out more about special triangles with this lesson called Special Triangle: Rules & Formulas. The lesson will cover the following:

  • Identify special right triangles
  • Analyze different types of triangles
  • Understand how to measure the angles of the triangles