OpenStudy (anonymous):

name a pair of triangles in the figure and state whether they are congruent by SSS, SAS, ASA,AAS, or HL.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

given

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):
3 years ago

OpenStudy (anonymous):

@nikato

3 years ago
OpenStudy (nikato):

|dw:1388535380246:dw|so what else can u say are congruent btw the 2 triangles

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

their angles are congruent?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (nikato):

um.. i know what ur thinking, but that wont help. what can u say about MP

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

its the common side

3 years ago
OpenStudy (nikato):

yup so MP=MP by reflexive. and now what can u say to say that the 2 trianlges are congrunet

3 years ago
OpenStudy (studygurl14):

since three sides are congruent because MP = MP (reflexive property), you can conclude they are congruent by SSS

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

um... I don't know. Would it be SSS?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (nikato):

correct. great job!

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

ok, but what pair of triangles would it be?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Is it NMP and OMP?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (studygurl14):

almost It would be NMP and OPM

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

thanks

3 years ago
OpenStudy (studygurl14):

you're welcome

3 years ago