# Congruent and similar shapes - Maths Part 3 (Congruent shapes)

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- Created by: Jake Popple
- Created on: 09-04-12 13:42

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If two shapes are **congruent**, they are **identical** in both **shape and size**.

**Remember**: Shapes can be congruent even if one of them has been rotated or reflected.

**Question 1**: Which of the shapes in the illustration above are congruent?

**Answer 1**: Did you get the following pairs?

**A** and **G **

**D** and **I**

**E** and **J**

**C** and **H**

**Remember:** Shapes can be congruent even if one of them has been rotated (as in **A** and **G**) or reflected (as in **C** and **H**).

The symbol =- means 'is congruent to'.

Two triangles are congruent if **one** of the following conditions applies:

**1. Three sides are the same.**

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