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10.1. Structurally

a) Rectangle: - If you press a rectangle from two opposite corners together, you find that the frame is easily distorted and the rectangle is structurally weak.


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b) Triangle: - If you press a triangle from two corners together, you find that the frame does not give. It is rigid. The triangle is structurally strong.


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