Similar Triangles

If two polygons are congruent, they are EXACTLY the same.

That means that all of the corresponding angles are congruent and all of the corresponding sides are congruent.

Congruence Statement:

CT

 

If two polygons are similar, they have corresponding sides proportional and corresponding angles equal.

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Δ ABC  ~ Δ DEF

Name corresponding parts

Name all the angles that correspond 

∠A corresponds to ∠D

∠B corresponds to ∠E

∠C corresponds to ∠F

Remember that the symbol for an angle is ∠

Name all the segments that correspond

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