Posted by **Vanessa** on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 1:08pm.

Help?

1. In your own words, explain why we use the formula AB = |a - b| to find the distance of a segment. Include why you need to subtract and why you need to take the absolute value.

2. 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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