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Squirrel02
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I HAVE to get this done within the next 30 minutes. So, if could take the time to help me for a few minutes, I'd really appreciate it.
Name a pair of triangles in the figure and state whether they are congruent by SSS, SAS, ASA, AAS, or HL.
Given: Line segment NP is congruent to line segment OM, line segment MN is congruent to line segment PO
Diagram is in the comments.
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Squirrel02 Group Title
I HAVE to get this done within the next 30 minutes. So, if could take the time to help me for a few minutes, I'd really appreciate it. Name a pair of triangles in the figure and state whether they are congruent by SSS, SAS, ASA, AAS, or HL. Given: Line segment NP is congruent to line segment OM, line segment MN is congruent to line segment PO Diagram is in the comments.
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1355350960376:dw Diagram is not to scale. They are supposed to be equal length I believe.
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PaulK Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah sorry.....i have no memory of how to do one like this
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
It's okay. I understand. Would you know how to write a paragraph proof? That's the last question I require some help on.
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PaulK Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
holy cow is this geometry?
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PaulK Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
whoa no wonder! yeah buddy.....99% of geometry i have NO memory of...sorry about that.
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
It's okay. Thank you for your help with the first question. :)
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@AriPotta Could you help me with this problem please?
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1355352710085:dw eh. idunno what to do after that
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
So, basically angles NMP and CMP are congruent to one another by the ASA Postulate?
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Line segment CP is congruent to line segment NM. Line segment NP is congruent to line segment OM. Angles NPM is congruent to CMP. Is that correct?
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i'm thinking you mean CPM and not CMP. but i just don't know how we conclude that those two angles are congruent
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
They gave me this information: Given: Line segment NP is congruent to line segment OM, line segment MN is congruent to line segment PO
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i know, that's why i made marked them on the picture
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Okay...so the information we have posted is not enough to prove it by one of the postulates?
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i don't think so :/ but they wouldn't give you an impossible question...
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Indeed...let's see..
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I think it would be due to the SAS Postulate... Just a moment please.
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Oh I don't know where I got the C from. It's supposed to be an O.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
lol i knew what you meant
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Okay lol
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Is there something that we are missing?
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it's your question. is all the info there?
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I know sometimes when I type or say something aloud, then it helps me figure things out. Yes, everything should be stated.
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Line segment NP is congruent to line segment OM Reason: Given Line segment MN is congruent to line segment PO Reason: Given So, I guess we need angles next, since all of the possible line segments have been stated.
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I think that NMP is congruent to NPM by the SSS postulate possibly. This is due to NP = OM and MN = PO MP is congruent to MP by the reflexive property. What do you think?
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you can't use SSS postulate to prove that two angles are congruent lol
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh my. the reflexive property. i totally forgot about that. loolz.
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Oh yeah ^^; I think that the SAS Postulate would make more sense.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
triangle NMP is congruent to triangle OPM by SSS
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Do you think this is enough to prove it? Line segment NP is congruent to line segment OM Reason: Given Line segment MN is congruent to line segment PO Reason: Given MP is congruent to MP by the reflexive property. Triangle NMP is congruent to triangle OPM by SSS.
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Okay, thank you! Would you mind helping me with one more problem please? It's the last one I need to do, and I just want you to check my answers real quick.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
um. sure, i guess i can do that
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Thank you very much. Write a paragraph proof. Given: line segment BC is congruent to line segment EC and line segment AC is congruent to line segment DC Prove: line segment BA is congruent to line segment ED
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1355354648575:dw
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Angle ABC is congruent to DEC by the vertical angles are congruent Line segment BA is congruent to line segment DE
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It is given that line segment BC is congruent to line segment EC and line segment AC is congruent to line segment DC. Angles ACB and ECD are congruent by the vertical angles theorem. By SAS, triangles ABC and DEC are congruent. Therefore, line segment BA is congruent to line segment ED by CPCTC
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Squirrel02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Okay, thank you for your help. I really appreciate it.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no problem
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