Congruent and Similar Figures

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Examples, videos, worksheets, and solutions to help Grade 8 students learn about congruent and similar figures.

The following diagrams show the similarity transformations: translation, reflection, rotation, and dilation. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions.
Similarity Transformations

Similar vs Congruent shapes
Grade 8 Math #10.3b, Dilations
An explanation of the difference between similar and congruent shapes with a pre-image and an image.
What makes two shapes similar but not congruent?

Testing similarity through transformations
Two figures are similar is they can be mapped on one another through a series of transformations: translation, reflection, rotation, dilation.

Similar vs. Congruent

Congruency and similarity

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