Congruent Triangles: Lesson

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Given two congruent triangles, the resource provides the definition of congruent triangles and marks the corresponding parts. The portion of a basic geometry playlist shows the triangles are congruent by moving one on top of the other and briefly talks about similarity.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide a mini-lesson on how to write the congruence statement for triangles
  • Find the necessary transformation to show two triangles are congruent
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should understand the use of hashes to mark congruence
Pros

  • Links to other CK-12 resource on congruent triangles
  • Works through a few problems dealing with congruent triangles
Cons

  • None
Common Core