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Chapter 4: Triangles and Congruence

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

Introduction

In this chapter, you will learn all about triangles. First, we will learn about the properties of triangles and the angles within a triangle. Second, we will use that information to determine if two different triangles are congruent. After proving two triangles are congruent, we will use that information to prove other parts of the triangles are congruent as well as the properties of equilateral and isosceles triangles.

Chapter Outline

Chapter Summary

Summary

This chapter begins with the Triangle Sum Theorem, showing that the sum of the angles in a triangle is a constant. The definition of congruency is presented and from that foundation the chapter presents other important theorems related to congruent triangles, such as the Third Angle Theorem and the SSS, SAS, ASA, AAS and HL Triangle Congruency Theorems.

Chapter Review

For each pair of triangles, write what needs to be congruent in order for the triangles to be congruent. Then, write the congruence statement for the triangles.

  1. HL
  2. ASA
  3. AAS
  4. SSS
  5. SAS

Using the pictures below, determine which theorem, postulate or definition that supports each statement below.

  1. m \angle 1+m \angle 2=180^\circ
  2. \angle 5 \cong \angle 6
  3. m \angle 1=m \angle 4+ m \angle 3
  4. m \angle 8 = 60^\circ
  5. m \angle 5+m \angle 6+m \angle 7=180^\circ
  6. \angle 8 \cong \angle 9 \cong \angle 10
  7. If m \angle 7 = 90^\circ, then m \angle 5 = m \angle 6 = 45^\circ

Texas Instruments Resources

In the CK-12 Texas Instruments Geometry FlexBook® resource, there are graphing calculator activities designed to supplement the objectives for some of the lessons in this chapter. See http://www.ck12.org/flexr/chapter/9689.

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Jul 17, 2012

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Feb 26, 2015
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