# triangle

(redirected from right triangle)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to right triangle: acute triangle, obtuse triangle

## Triangle

In technical analysis, a series of high and low prices for a security that, when plotted on a chart, looks vaguely like a triangle. A triangle indicates that investors do not know whether a bull market or a bear market will prevail. If the triangle breaks upward, it is a bullish sign, but if it breaks downward, it is a bearish sign. A triangle is also called a wedge. See also: Ascending sign, Descending sign.

## triangle

triangle
In technical analysis, a chart pattern indicating the convergence in the movement of successive high and low prices and characterized by a formation that resembles a triangle turned on its side. A triangle indicates a period of combat between bulls and bears with the technical analyst having to determine the winner. If prices break out of the triangle on the upside, it is a bullish sign. A breakout on the downside indicates the bears are winners. The closer the breakout occurs to the point of the triangle, the less conclusive the signal to buy or sell. Also called coil, flag, pennant, wedge. See also ascending triangle, descending triangle.
References in periodicals archive ?
If the polygon is a square with length a, then the square can be split to 4 isosceles right triangles by the diagonals.
In the localization space, suppose the coordinates of the three vertexes of the isosceles right triangle are known.
That is, while they visually noticed that the 12" by 3" rectangle was composed of two 6" by 3" rectangles without physically trying to put together the smaller pieces, neither of the children could figure out how two isosceles right triangles made a 3" by 3" square.
10 applies on both right triangles [T.sub.abd] and [T.sub.acd].
Exercise: Suppose that a right triangle has base a, side b and diagonal c.
We examine a prospective high school teacher's instructional representations of rate of change and right triangle trigonometry to investigate his interpretation and understanding in relation to the development of proportional reasoning.
The 3-4-5 method is based on the principles of a right triangle. A triangle with side lengths of 3, 4, and 5 will include one 90[degrees] angle.
Identifying the units--before you calculate which algebra-propelled train arrives first or the length of a right triangle's longest border--is something struggling math students typically don't do.
From the relationship tan[theta] = [C.sub.0]/2h, and recognizing that the hypotenuse of that right triangle is the base of an isosceles triangle, the sides of that triangle, which are equal in length to the radius of the circle, can be computed.
Stone, they envisioned this height as the length of one leg of a right triangle. They envisioned half the width of the garage as the length of the other leg of a right triangle and used the Pythagorean theorem to determine the hypotenuse, namely, the width of each rectangular section of roof.
When you wish to make the door immobile, simply press the button near the top to extend the bar until, forming a hypotenuse of a right triangle with the floor and door, it locks into place, affectively wedging the door securely closed.

Site: Follow: Share:
Open / Close