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Similar shapes are the same shape and not the same size but congruent shapes are exactly alike

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Are congruent tiangles similar?

All congruent shapes are similar, but not all similar shapes are congruent.

What are similarities of congruent shapes and similar shapes?

The angles for congruent shapes and the angles in similar shapes are all the same. All the sides are also proportional in both. Basically, all congruent shapes are similar but not all similar shapes are congruent.

Can two shapes be congruent and not similar?

In short, no. Similar shapes are shapes in which all corresponding angles congruent regardless of the length of the sides. Congruent shapes have congruent corresponding angles and corresponding sides. In effect congruent shapes is a special condition of similar shapes.

Are similar shapes always congruent?

Similar shapes have the same shape,but different size. The corresponding sides are proportional.

How are similar and congruent shapes alike and how are they different?

they are alike because congruent means the same ,and there is no difference.

Are congruent shapes always similar?

Yes because to be similar the shapes need to have the same ratio of sides and similar angles. To be congruent the shapes have to be the same shape and size, so 2 congruent shapes will always be similar.

What does congruent and simliar mean?

Congruent means when 2 shapes are exactly the same Similar means the shapes are exactly same but with different sides

Can two shapes that are similar be congruent?


What does it mean when two shapes are similar?

It is congruent

Are two congruent polygons always similar?

Yes, because congruent is mainly saying same shapes if they said congruent shapes.

What does congruent mean if shapes are not the same size?

You can have two shapes - a small one and a big one - whose angles are congruent but the sides are not. In that case the shapes are not congruent but similar.

What has cross sectional shapes that are similar but not congruent?


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