In similar figures, the sides opposite the angles that have the same measure.

### Examples

- In the figure below, triangles
*ABC*and*A’B’C’*are congruent; sides*AB*and*A’B’*are corresponding.

- In the figure below, quadrilaterals
*ABCD*and*EFGH*are similar; sides*AB*and*EF*are corresponding.

### Properties

In congruent figures, the corresponding sides are congruent.

In similar figures, the corresponding sides are proportional in length..