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# How many triangles do you see?

Solving puzzles help reinforce existing connections between our brain cells. Therefore, this, in turn, improves mental speed and thought processes. Here in this article, we will discuss the trick to count the triangles in a given figure.

Question:
How many triangles are there in the  figure? Solution:

No of unit triangles: 16

No of triangles with 2 or 3 unit triangles: 0

Number of triangles with 4 unit triangles, vertex up: 6

No of triangles with 4 unit triangles, vertex down: 1

No of triangles with 5,6,7 or 8 unit triangles: 0

Number of triangles with 9 unit triangles, vertex up: 3

Full triangle: 1

Total no of triangles: 27

Therefore, In this way, we can find the triangles in a given figure. This is one of the trick to count triangles in a given figure.

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1. P p pushpa latha

Good Explanation