In any triangle:

- The shortest side is always opposite the smallest interior angle
- The longest side is always opposite the largest interior angle

Try this
Drag the orange dots on the triangle below.

Recall that in a scalene triangle, all the sides have different lengths and all the interior angles have different measures. In such a triangle, the shortest side is always opposite the smallest angle. (These are shown in bold color above) Similarly, the longest side is opposite the largest angle.

In the figure above, drag any vertex of the triangle and see that whichever side is the shortest, the opposite angle is also the smallest. Then click on 'show largest' and see that however you reshape the triangle, the longest side is always opposite the largest interior angle.

- Triangle definition
- Hypotenuse
- Triangle interior angles
- Triangle exterior angles
- Triangle exterior angle theorem
- Pythagorean Theorem
- Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem
- Pythagorean triples
- Triangle circumcircle
- Triangle incircle
- Triangle medians
- Triangle altitudes
- Midsegment of a triangle
- Triangle inequality
- Side / angle relationship

- Perimeter of a triangle
- Area of a triangle
- Heron's formula
- Area of an equilateral triangle
- Area by the "side angle side" method
- Area of a triangle with fixed perimeter

- Right triangle
- Isosceles triangle
- Scalene triangle
- Equilateral triangle
- Equiangular triangle
- Obtuse triangle
- Acute triangle
- 3-4-5 triangle
- 30-60-90 triangle
- 45-45-90 triangle

- Incenter of a triangle
- Circumcenter of a triangle
- Centroid of a triangle
- Orthocenter of a triangle
- Euler line

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