Corresponding Sides

Corresponding Sides

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


  • 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.



In congruent figures, the corresponding sides are congruent.

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

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