General

# Characteristics of the Equilateral Triangle

# Equilateral triangle

When we talk about the equilateral triangle, we refer to that **geometric figure** that has three sides and measures exactly the same.

It is a **polygon** that is formed by three equal sides, as a result of this, it was given the term equilateral.

## Characteristics of the Equilateral Triangle

- It is formed by
**three equal sides**, that is, flat and closed figures with the same measure. - All equilateral triangles are also called
**isosceles triangles**, but not all isosceles triangles are equilateral. - Its
**angles**are less than 90 degrees. - It has
**several components:**

**Bisector**is the axis of symmetry.**Median**is the line that leaves the midpoint of one side, reaching the opposite vertex.**The**segment**bisector**located in the middle of the triangle.**Height**, which is considered the line that goes from the vertex to the opposite side.

- The result of
**the sum of its****internal****angles**will always give 180 degrees, measuring each of its sides 60 degrees. - The total of
**the sum of its exterior angles**will always give 360 degrees, with each exterior angle measuring 120 degrees. **Its angles are congruent.**- The equilateral triangle
**can be divided into two right triangles**perfectly congruent . **The bisector**of every equilateral triangle angle is coincident with the height relative to the opposite side of the angle.- The meeting
**points of**the equilateral triangle segments will always be at the same point.