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Proving Triangle Congruence.notebook

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Angle­angle­side

Angle­side­angle

Side­angle­side

Side­side­sideCongruency Postulates

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Postulate What it stands for...

What it looks like...

SSS Side side side

SAS Side angle side

ASA  Angle side angle

AAS  Angle Angle Side

How do we know if triangles are congruent? 4 Ways!

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Are these triangles congruent? If so, how?

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D is the midpoint of both GE and FH.Can you prove that the triangles are congruent?D is the midpoint of both GE and FH.Can you prove that the triangles are congruent?

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EF ≅ GH and EF || GH.Can you prove these triangles are congruent?

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D is the midpoint of AC and AB ≅ CB.Can you prove any triangle congruent?

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CD = XYDE = YZm<C = m<X

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Can you prove that these triangles are congruent?

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Are these triangles congruent?

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Try These

Write a congruence statement:

If  ▲IGH   ▲KLJ, then ∠H  ________.If  ▲MON    ▲PQR with MN = 32, and PR = 3x ­ 10, what is the value of “x”?

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ProofsA logical argument that shows a statement is true.  A two­column proof has numbered statements and corresponding reasons that show an argument in a logical order.

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STATEMENT REASON2x+5=20­3x Given

5x+5=20 Simplify

5x=15 Subtraction Property of Equality

x=3 Division Property of Equality

Given: 2x+5=20­3x Prove: x=3Algebra Proof

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STATEMENT REASON­4(11x+2)=80 Given

­44x­8=80 Distributive Property

­44x=88 Simplify

x=­2 Division Property of Equality

Given: ­4(11x+2)=80 Prove: x=­2Algebra Proof

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Hints to writing Proofsü Write the givenü Mark the figureü Use definitions from the givenü Check for symbols (perpendicular / parallel)ü List the obvious (vertical angles/reflexive)ü Triangles congruent (SSS, SAS, ASA, AAS)ü CPCTC

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Given: <1 and <2 are right angles and ST ≅ PT Prove: <3 ≅ <4

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Triangle Proof

STATEMENTS REASONS <1 and <2 are right angles and ST ≅ PT

<1 ≅ <2

TR  ≅  TR    STR ≅    PTR

<3  ≅  <4

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