triangle

mimi2

Senior Member
vietnam vietnamese
Hi,
“Let XYZ be a triangle”.
Is “be” or “make” correct?
Thanks.
 
  • panjandrum

    Lapsed Moderator
    English-Ireland (top end)
    Oh, mimi, you have taken me back to my school-days and geometry classes!
    It's "be".
    This is a standard way of stating the initial conditions for a geometric theorem or proof.
     

    mimi2

    Senior Member
    vietnam vietnamese
    Thank you, panjandrum and cropje_jnr.
    I am surprised to meet you here , dear cropje_jnr. :)
     
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