The Rigidity of a Triangle
Triangles are the most "rigid" shape in geometry.
What do you think is meant by rigid?
A possible definition might be:
- Something that does not move
- Something that is "fixed" at its joints
Think of some objects in your house or in your environment that might be "rigid".
Some possiblities might be:
- A Table
- A Chair
- A House
- A Bridge
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