Let's explore the difference between similar and congruent figures (similarity vs. congruence) in this conceptual mini-lesson.

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Learning Standards (8th Grade Geometry):

Understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software.

8.G.A.4

Understand that a two-dimensional figure is similar to another if the second can be obtained from the first by a sequence of rotations, reflections, translations, and dilations; given two similar two-dimensional figures, describe a sequence that exhibits the similarity between them.

What does it mean when two figures are similar?

What does it mean when two figures are congruent?

What is the difference between similarity and conrguence?

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