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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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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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congruence is a geometrical property, and includes all angles, sides, etc.

length is just a number in one dimension

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