Question Video: Measuring Length to Determine If Line Segments Are Congruent Mathematics

Are the two line segments congruent?

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Are the two line segments congruent?

What does “congruent” mean when we’re talking about line segments? Congruent line segments have the same length. Line segment 𝐶𝐷 goes from one to seven. It has a length of six units. Line segment 𝐴𝐵 goes from two to eight, which means it has a length of six units. Line segment 𝐴𝐵 has a length of six units. Line segment 𝐶𝐷 has a length of six units.

Therefore, yes, these two line segments are congruent.

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