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Congruence Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate

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  • the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate

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Congruence Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Numbers are equal. Geometrical objects are congruent. Two shapes are congruent if one can be moved or rotated so that it fits exactly where the other one is. If one of the object has to change its size, the two objects are not congruent. They are called similar. Also, every two objects which are congruent are similar at the same time. Geometrical objects can be equal, too, but only if they are in the same place, so an object can only be equal to itself.

If two figures or objects are congruent, they have the same shape and size; but they can be rotated, moved, mirror imaged (reflected) or translated, so that it fits exactly were the other one is.

We have quite a few possibilities, a few rules to make new shapes congruent to the original one.

The relationship, that a shape is congruent to another shape has three famous properties.

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  • New year brings with it all new at Briggs Auto
    MANHATTAN, Kan., Dec. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In congruence with the arrival of the new year, Briggs Auto has updated its new vehicle inventory to include all of the latest available 2015 models and is preparing for all new releases as well. Just within the past few weeks, the highly-anticipated, entirely overhauled 2015 Nissan Murano arrived on site at Br Read more on this news related to 'Congruence'

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