   Chapter 3.1, Problem 20E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

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Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
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# In Exercises 19 and 20, the triangles to be proved congruent have been redrawn separately. Congruent parts are marked.a) Name an additional pair of parts that are congruent by using the mason Identity.b) Considering the congruent parts, state the reason why the triangles must be congruent. Δ M N P ≅ Δ M Q P To determine

a)

To find:

The additional pair of the part that are congruent by using the reason identity.

Explanation

Calculation:

Consider the given diagrams.

Figure (1)

Figure (2)

Since, ΔMNPΔMQP.

In given figure (2), it is clear that the line segments MN¯ and NP

To determine

b)

To find:

The reason for the triangle to be congruent.

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