Posted by **Unknown** on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 6:45pm.

Compare and Contrast Describe the difference between saying that two segments are congruent and saying that two segments have equal length. When would you use each phrase?

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 6:57pm
In geometry congruent means that the figures have the same size and shape, the corresponding parts being equal each to each.

Equal means the two figures or quantities are identical.

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**Steve**, Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 10:48am
congruence is a geometrical property, and includes all angles, sides, etc.

length is just a number in one dimension

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**Ms. Cruz**, Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 9:25am
Ask your teacher if you need help.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 2:13pm
whats the answer

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