Video: Understanding the Definition of Congruence

Are the given lines congruent?

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Video Transcript

Are the given lines congruent?

Congruent means identical in form — same size, same shape. Congruent lines need to be the same length. The first line falls between two and two and a half; it’s two and one-fourth.

Our second line also falls between two and two and a half on the ruler; it is also two and one-fourth inches long.

These lines are identical in form; they’re are identical in length. So, yes! These given lines are congruent.

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