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sca·lene

(skā'lēn),
1. Having sides of unequal length, said of a triangle so formed.
2. One of several muscles so named.
Synonym(s): scalenus
[G. skalēnos, uneven]

scalene

/sca·lene/ (ska´lēn)
1. uneven; unequally three-sided.
2. pertaining to one of the scalenus muscles.

scalene

[skā′lēn]
Etymology: Gk, skalenos, uneven
pertaining to one of the scalenous muscles.

sca·lene

(skā'lēn)
1. Having sides of unequal length, said of a triangle so formed.
2. One of several muscles so named.
Synonym(s): scalenus.
[G. skalēnos, uneven]
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then the area of the original scalene triangle is twice this or
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12) If the whole point of the chapter is to show that induction is ultimately just complete enumeration, why did Aristotle not choose particulars that could plainly be completely enumerated, such as odd and even numbers or equilateral, scalene, and isosceles triangles?
A scalene node biopsy from the sister (done at age 36) found normal lymph node architecture and abundant CD20 positive B-cells.
Triangles classified by the length of their sides, are either equilateral with all the sides of equal length, isosceles with two sides of equal length, or scalene with no sides of equal length (BOS, 2002, pp.
and HOW do you remember the difference between an isosceles triangle and a scalene triangle?
When triangle ABC is scalene, intersection point P is an exterior point, and when ABC is isosceles or equilateral, the angle bisector, AD, and the perpendicular bisector of BC are concurrent.
But his teacher marked it wrong, saying the answer was scalene a triangle with all three sides different lengths but can have any size of angle.
They can be scalene, isosceles or equilateral--and sometimes they involve siblings.
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At Petit Cloup Barrat, as at Saint-Germain-La-Riviere (levels 1 & 2), an assemblage attributed to the Middle Magdalenian with scalene bladelets overlies the Lower Magdalenian.