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katlin95

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please someone check my work??? medals rewarded! Which postulate can be used to prove that triangle TQR and triangle RST are congruent? Given: side TQ is perpendicular to side QR side SR is perpendicular to side ST and side QT =side SR A. AAS B. SSA C. SAS D. HL was not at all sure what this answer was, will someone help?

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  1. katlin95
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  2. jim_thompson5910
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    hint: side TQ is perpendicular to side QR means that triangle TQR is a right triangle

  3. jim_thompson5910
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    and here's a general right triangle |dw:1354140222213:dw|

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    and here are the labels of this right triangle |dw:1354140265609:dw|

  5. katlin95
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    so I came up with D as an answer, is that right?

  6. jim_thompson5910
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    yep, HL = hypotenuse leg is your answer

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    Great!!!

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