Proof is probably one of the most difficult concepts to teach in high school mathematics. In this short post, we are going to discuss a simple activity that can be used in teaching mathematical proofs in Geometry. First, we can use a rectangular paper, fold it in the middle, and cut through the diagonal. Of course, […]

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# Posts tagged with 'isosceles triangles'

## Triangles with Non Congruent Sides

We have shown that in an isosceles triangle, the angles opposite the congruent sides are congruent. This was the Isosceles Triangle Theorem which we proved two weeks ago. In this post, we are gong to learn a slightly related theorem: a theorem that states that if in a triangle, two sides are not congruent, then […]

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## The Proof of the Isosceles Triangle Theorem

An isosceles triangle is a triangle whose two sides are congruent. In the figure below, is an isosceles triangle and . The Isosceles Triangle Theorem states that the angles opposite to the two congruent sides of an isosceles triangle are congruent. In the figure above, the theorem states that since , . The proof to […]

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