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madisonmaruhnich94

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Write a congruence statement for the pair of triangles.

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  1. madisonmaruhnich94
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  2. ganeshie8
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    start wid one vertex

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  4. ganeshie8
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    as you go from b to z, its 5ft

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  6. ganeshie8
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    from z to y, its 3ft so its, \(\triangle bzy\)

  7. ganeshie8
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    can you trace the second triangle same way ?

  8. madisonmaruhnich94
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  9. madisonmaruhnich94
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    could you explain how to get the answer?

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  11. ganeshie8
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    yea if you start from z its zyb right ?

  12. ganeshie8
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    for the seconf triangle, start from a corresponding vertex for z, which is o

  13. madisonmaruhnich94
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    alright so zyb and owr?

  14. ganeshie8
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    Perfect !

  15. ganeshie8
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    and they are congruent which postulate ?

  16. madisonmaruhnich94
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    what lol sorry I haven't been taught any of this material

  17. ganeshie8
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    okay, SSS means, Side Side Side all Sides are congruent

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  19. ganeshie8
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    all corresponding sides between the two triangles are equal , right ?

  20. madisonmaruhnich94
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    yes and congruent means equal

  21. ganeshie8
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    yep thats right ! so its SSS congruence, all corresponding sides are congruent

  22. ganeshie8
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    if all 3 corresponding sides are congruent, then triangles are congruent. thats SSS congruence postulate.

  23. madisonmaruhnich94
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    so it would be c?

  24. ganeshie8
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    \(\triangle ZYB \cong \triangle OWR\) by SSS yea its C

  25. madisonmaruhnich94
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    thank you so much!

  26. ganeshie8
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    np :)

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