# How does an equilateral triangle differ from a scalene triangle?

Dec 25, 2015

Equilateral triangle has all three sides equal in length.
Scalene triangle has all three sides of different length.

#### Explanation:

Note that all three sides in a scalene triangle are different. If two are of the same length and different from the third side, it's neither equilateral nor scalene triangle.

For instance, a triangle with side lengths of $3$, $4$ and $5$ (in some measurement units) is a scalene triangle, but that with length $4$, $4$ and $5$ is not.

Apr 10, 2016

See explanation..

#### Explanation:

Equilateral triangle:

An Equilateral triangle has all of its side equal in length.

All of its angles are ${60}^{\circ}$

Scalene triangle:

A Scalene triangle has sides with different lengths

The angles of a Scalene of a Scalene triangle are also different