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Q: How are similar figures different from congruent figures?

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Congruent figures are always similar. However, similar figures are only sometimes congruent.

Congruent figures are identical in dimensions and angles whereas similar figures have dimensions in proportion to congruent figures but both have exactly the same angles.

Congruent figures are identical in dimensions and angles whereas similar figures have dimensions in proportion to congruent figures but both have exactly the same angles.

All congruent figures are similar figures, and have identical sizes.

They may be of different sizes. Congruent figures have the same size.They may be of different sizes. Congruent figures have the same size.They may be of different sizes. Congruent figures have the same size.They may be of different sizes. Congruent figures have the same size.

Are congruent figures always similar? Yes.

Yes, congruent figures have to be similar

Congruent figures are similar - in sides as well as angles. Corresonding angles of similar figures congruent but their sides are not. The sides are all in some fixed ratio. [If that ratio is 1, the figures are congruent.]

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congruent figures are the same shape and the same size while similar figures are the same shape but different sizes and it doesn't matter which way the shape is facing

Yes, but they are more than similar - they are congruent.

similar figures have the same shape but not the same lengths, while congruent shapes are the same as eachother.

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