congruent angles


Definition of Congruent

  • Congruent means having the same measure.

More about Congruent

  • Congruent angles are angles that have the same measure.
  • An equilateral triangle has all its angles measuring 60°. So, the angles of an equilateral triangle are congruent.
  • A square and a rectangle have all their angles measuring 90°. So, the angles of a square and a rectangle are congruent.
  • Congruent Figures have the same shape and size.

  • Congruent Segments have the same length.

Solved Example on Congruent

Line CD bisects another line AB at point P. Name any two congruent angles formed.
Choices:
A. Angles APD and CPD
B. Angles CPB and APD
C. Angles APB and APD
D. Angles CPB and CPD
Correct Answer: B
Solution:
Step 1: When a line bisects another line, four right angles are formed.

Step 2: Two such angles are angle CPB and  angle APD.

Related Terms for Congruent

  • Congruent Angles
  • Measure
  • Congruent Segments
  • Congruent Figures
  • Shape
  • Length