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Proving Congruent Triangles

Proving Congruent Triangles 1.6 - Solution

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Two triangles are congruent if their corresponding parts are congruent. Consider the given diagram.

We can see that However, none of the sides of has a measure of Therefore, is not congruent to any of the sides of This implies that the given triangles are not congruent.

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Non-congruent polygons

Note that it is enough to show that only one side or angle is not congruent to a side or angle on the second polygon to show that there is not congruence between polygons.