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Steiner-Lehmus Theorem

Any Triangle that has two equal Angle Bisectors (each measured from a Vertex to the opposite sides) is an Isosceles Triangle. This theorem is also called the Internal Bisectors Problem and Lehmus' Theorem.

See also Isosceles Triangle


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