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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.

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Q: What is different about similar and congruent figures?
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Can congruent figures be similar and can similar figures be congruent?

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


What is different about similar figure and congruent figures?

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.


Can congruent figures be similar figures?

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


Why are squares similar but not congruent?

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.


How are similar figures different from congruent figures?

They have the same properties but are smaller in size.


Is congruent figures are always similar?

Are congruent figures always similar? Yes.


Are congruent figure similar?

Yes, congruent figures have to be similar


How are similar and congruent figures the same?

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.]


Are similar figures also congruent figures?

no


How do you know if two figures are similar or congruent?

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


Are all congruent figures similar?

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


What is the difference between similar figures and congruent figures?

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

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