Applying Congruence

The parts of the two triangles that have the same measurements (congruent) are referred to as corresponding parts.

If two triangles are congruent, then so are all corresponding parts. i.e. "Corresponding parts of congruent triangles are congruent." Or the shortcut version, C.P.C.T.C.

Find out more about applying congruence by reading the explanation below.


Practice: Answer the following exercises about applying congruence.

Applying Congruence 1

Applying Congruence 2