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English definition of “congruent”

congruent

adjective  /kənˈɡru·ənt, ˈkɑŋˌɡru·ənt/ (symbol ) geometry
having the same size and shape , or matching in size and shape : congruent figures Congruent angles geometry Congruent angles are angles that have the same degree measurement . Congruent circles geometry Congruent circles are circles that have the same radius (= measurement from the center to the edge ). Congruent polygons geometry Congruent polygons are polygons (= flat shapes with three or more sides ) in which the matching sides are the same length and the angles have the same degree measurements . Congruent segments geometry Congruent segments are segments (= parts of a line ) that are the same length . Congruent triangles geometry Congruent triangles are triangles that match one of these conditions : all three sides have the same length ; two sides and the included angle are the same; two angles and the included side are the same; or two angles and the side opposite one of them are the same as those parts of the other triangle . congruence  /kənˈɡru·əns, ˈkɑŋˌɡru·əns/ noun [U] geometry
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