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9.19: Indirect Measurement

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AA Similarity Postulate

AA Similarity Postulate

If two angles in one triangle are congruent to two angles in another triangle, then the two triangles are similar.
Congruent

Congruent

Congruent figures are identical in size, shape and measure.
Corresponding

Corresponding

The corresponding sides between two triangles are sides in the same relative position.
Indirect Measurement

Indirect Measurement

Indirect measurement is the process of using the characteristics of similar triangles to measure distances.
Proportion

Proportion

A proportion is an equation that shows two equivalent ratios.
Similar

Similar

Two figures are similar if they have the same shape, but not necessarily the same size.

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