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What's the big difference between "Side Angle Side" and "Side Side Side"? I'm confused

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  1. jim_thompson5910
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    with "Side Angle Side", you have 2 sides and an included angle pic: |dw:1354651195503:dw| with "Side Side Side", you have 3 sides pic: |dw:1354651237390:dw|

  2. Emily778
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    thankyou! that helped a lot! :) can you help me with more? My grade went down because of this thing. :(

  3. Emily778
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    ASA SSS SAS not enough information

  5. Emily778
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    which one would it be?

  6. jim_thompson5910
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    so using the info i gave above, which one are you thinking?

  7. Emily778
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    sss?

  8. Emily778
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    sas?

  9. Emily778
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    :/

  10. jim_thompson5910
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    yes, SSS

  11. jim_thompson5910
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    you have 3 corresponding sides equal ----> SSS

  12. Emily778
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    you sure? I need to get all of these right. No "I think"

  13. jim_thompson5910
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    I'm very sure

  14. jim_thompson5910
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    I've done this many times so I'm very familiar with all the triangle congruence properties

  15. Emily778
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    would this be sas or asa?

  16. jim_thompson5910
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    |dw:1354653199859:dw|

  17. jim_thompson5910
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    notice this |dw:1354653246131:dw| so those two sides (which form the first S) are congruent

  18. Emily778
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    is the second one i just posted sas?

  19. jim_thompson5910
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    the other one, you have 2 sides and an angle (angle is between the two sides)

  20. jim_thompson5910
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    yep

  21. Emily778
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    I'm really confused with this one. :/

  22. jim_thompson5910
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    you CANNOT use SSA because there's no one unique triangle that SSA makes so there are no guarantees that those two triangles are congruent if you use SSA

  23. Emily778
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    so, asa or not enough information?

  24. jim_thompson5910
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    not enough info SSA always leads to "not enough info"

  25. jim_thompson5910
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    always

  26. Emily778
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    the options were asa, sss, sas, and no enough info. not ssa

  27. jim_thompson5910
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    i know, that's because SSA isn't a valid congruence property

  28. Emily778
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    I'm guessing this one is ASA?

  29. jim_thompson5910
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    yep

  30. Emily778
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    10. A C (1 point) Alternate Exterior Angles Alternate Interior Angles Vertical Angles They look the same.

  31. Emily778
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    I'm guessing vertical?

  32. jim_thompson5910
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    no, vertical angles look like this |dw:1354653660952:dw|

  33. Emily778
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    oh yeah lol

  34. Emily778
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    exterior?

  35. jim_thompson5910
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    nope

  36. Emily778
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    they look the same? :/

  37. jim_thompson5910
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    you have 2 parallel lines and the angles are on the INSIDE of them

  38. jim_thompson5910
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    that's never a good reason in geometry

  39. jim_thompson5910
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    using "they look the same" is always a bad response because the drawing may not be to scale or it may be drawn poorly

  40. Emily778
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    no it says "<a parallel <c"

  41. Emily778
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    I know it's a bad response but I'm confused D:

  42. jim_thompson5910
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    angles can't be parallel...so something is off

  43. Emily778
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    Oh wait.. does the = sign with the swirly thing on top mean congruent? xD

  44. jim_thompson5910
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    yeah

  45. Emily778
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    I probably got them mixed up! lol

  46. Emily778
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    okay, do you get it now?

  47. jim_thompson5910
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    that's fine, btw, to say "parallel" you type ||

  48. jim_thompson5910
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    yeah i already know the answer

  49. Emily778
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    what is it? And I wrote that down so I remember and don't act stupid :D

  50. jim_thompson5910
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    it's alternate interior angles notice how they're on the inside of the parallel lines

  51. Emily778
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    Oh. I was paying more attention on the angles of them than where the line was. :) thanks. And can you help me on the last 2 too? :D

  52. jim_thompson5910
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    sure

  53. Emily778
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    It's the same picture for the last two, just different questions

  54. Emily778
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    <AXB congruent <CXD

  55. Emily778
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    Corresponding Angles Vertical Angles Theorem Alternate Interior Angles Supplementary Angles

  56. Emily778
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    I think corresponding..o_ o

  57. Emily778
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    no wait..vertical! Right? :D

  58. jim_thompson5910
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    yep vertical

  59. jim_thompson5910
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    nice catch

  60. Emily778
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    This last one I really don't know.. <ABX congruent <CDX SAS SSS ASA Reflexive property of equality

  61. jim_thompson5910
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    you know this < A = < C <AXB = <CXD AX = XC

  62. Emily778
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    Yes, but I still don't know the answer

  63. Emily778
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    pleeaaasee help I am so behind because I started school late Dx

  64. Emily778
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    And I have a month to get everything completed

  65. jim_thompson5910
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    Angle: < A = < C Angle: <AXB = <CXD Side: AX = XC

  66. Emily778
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    asa?

  67. Emily778
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    right? :D

  68. jim_thompson5910
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    correct

  69. jim_thompson5910
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    the side is between the angles

  70. Emily778
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    I got 11/12. :D The mistake being my own..:/

  71. Emily778
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    thank you! What grade are you in?

  72. jim_thompson5910
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    which one did you miss

  73. Emily778
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    the first one. Sad thing is I thought I really had it. it wasn't one you helped me on.

  74. Emily778
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    can you help me on other ones? :D five questions?

  75. jim_thompson5910
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    same type of problem though right?

  76. Emily778
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    R , S, and T are the vertices of one triangle. E, F, and D are the vertices of another triangle. mR = 60, mS = 80, mF = 60, mD = 40, RS = 4, and EF = 4. Are the two triangles congruent? If yes, explain and tell which segment is congruent to RT . (1 point)

  77. Emily778
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    yes, by ASA; yes, by AAS; yes, by SAS; No, the two triangles are not congruent.

  78. Emily778
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    Do you know these?

  79. jim_thompson5910
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    this is what we're given |dw:1354655142386:dw|

  80. jim_thompson5910
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    we can find this out |dw:1354655272312:dw|

  81. jim_thompson5910
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    so if you flip the second triangle you get this |dw:1354655318737:dw|

  82. jim_thompson5910
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    so we can use ASA angle S = angle E (A) RS = FE (S) angle R = angle F (A)

  83. Emily778
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    so, yes, by sas, ed?

  84. jim_thompson5910
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    no, ASA and what do you mean by ed?

  85. Emily778
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    That's what it says..Nevermind. The only one with ASA is FD

  86. jim_thompson5910
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    yeah RT = FD

  87. jim_thompson5910
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    you have to look at my last drawing

  88. Emily778
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    Thanks, Jim! :) :)

  89. Emily778
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    A, B, and C are the vertices of one triangle. D, E, and F are the vertices of another triangle. m∠A = 50, m∠B = 10, m∠E = 40, m∠F = 30, AB = 6, and DE = 6. Are the two triangles congruent If yes, explain why and tell which segment is congruent to AC . (1 point)

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    yes, by SAS; yes, by ASA; yes, by AAS; No, the two triangles are not congruent.

  91. Emily778
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    I'm sure I could do these if I tried, but I really wanna get these done. :/

  92. jim_thompson5910
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    give it a shot, try drawing it out like i did it

  93. Emily778
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    please.. I have so much other school things to do. :( and you never told me what grade you're in

  94. jim_thompson5910
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    |dw:1354656200143:dw|

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    |dw:1354656292746:dw|

  96. jim_thompson5910
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    since these two triangles have 2 completely different sets of angles, they cannot be congruent

  97. Emily778
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    so, it would be the last one?

  98. jim_thompson5910
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    yes

  99. jim_thompson5910
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    they're 2 completely different triangles, so they aren't congruent

  100. Emily778
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    Supply the missing reasons to complete the proof. Given: <Q congruent <T Prove: PR congruent to SR

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    ASA; substitution SAS; Corresponding parts of are . AAS; Corresponding parts of are . ASA; Corresponding parts of are .

  103. Emily778
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    I feel so lazy but I really need these done

  104. jim_thompson5910
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    well i hate to tell you this, but laziness isn't a good excuse

  105. Emily778
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    how old are you

  106. jim_thompson5910
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    not sure how that matters or how that is relevent...

  107. jim_thompson5910
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    relevant*

  108. Emily778
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    And I have like almost 20 overdue assignments in each subject. I will do it when i get all on track. I usually don't cheat. But I feel it's the only way, I will get things done. And if that's what I have to do, than I will do it.

  109. Emily778
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    Well, I know it's not relevant, but i'm curious. :I

  110. Emily778
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    Can you at least show me how to do the last one I posted. I actually am confused with that one.

  111. jim_thompson5910
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    any ideas on this current problem?

  112. Emily778
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    I don't get it.

  113. Emily778
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    you sound old.

  114. jim_thompson5910
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    ok

  115. Emily778
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    Okay, I think it's SAS. Am I correct?

  116. Emily778
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    hello?

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