Name: ___________________

Date:___________________

kwizNET Subscribers, please login to turn off the Ads!
Email us to get an instant 20% discount on highly effective K-12 Math & English kwizNET Programs!

Grade 5 - Mathematics
7.3 Kinds of Triangles

  • A three sided figure is called a triangle.
  • When we connect three points with line segments, a triangle is formed. We can refer to the triangle as triangle ABC. The points A, B, C are called the vertices of the triangle, and the segments AB, BC, and AC are called the sides.
  • A triangle that has two equal sides is called an isosceles triangle.
  • A triangle that has three sides equal is called an equilateral triangle.
  • A triangle that has one right angle is called a right angled triangle.
  • A triangle that has one obtuse angle is called an obtuse angled triangle.
  • A triangle that has one acute angle is called an acute angled triangle.

Directions: Answer the following questions. Also draw a triangle and name its angle, vertices and sides.

Name: ___________________

Date:___________________

Grade 5 - Mathematics
7.3 Kinds of Triangles

Q 1: What is the third angle of a right triangle with a 40 degree angle?
50 degrees
90 degrees
40 degrees
180 degrees

Q 2: A triangle that has two equal sides is called a (an)
equilateral triangle
isosceles triangle
obtuse triangle

Q 3: What shape is formed by the 10 pins in a bowling alley?
Rectangle
Square
Rhombus
Triangle

Q 4: A triangle that has three equal sides is called a (an) _______ triangle.
isosceles
equilateral
congruent

Q 5: A triangle that has one right angle is called a (an)
obtuse triangle
equilateral triangle
right triangle
isosceles triangle

Q 6: To construct a triangle you need ________.
a compass and a ruler
a ruler
a compass

Question 7: This question is available to subscribers only!

Question 8: This question is available to subscribers only!


Subscription to kwizNET Learning System costs less than $1 per month & offers the following benefits:

  • Unrestricted access to grade appropriate lessons, quizzes, & printable worksheets
  • Instant scoring of online quizzes
  • Progress tracking and award certificates to keep your student motivated
  • Unlimited practice with auto-generated 'WIZ MATH' quizzes
  • Child-friendly website with no advertisements


© 2003-2007 kwizNET Learning System LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be reproduced, displayed, modified or distributed without the express prior written permission of the copyright holder. For permission, contact info@kwizNET.com
For unlimited printable worksheets & more, go to http://www.kwizNET.com.