Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - Isosceles Triangles - Exercises - Page 147: 39

Answer

1. These triangles share a side already, which is line segment QP. 2. Since PMN in isosceles, PM is congruent to PN. 3. Since MQN is isosceles, MQ is congruent to QN. 4. Thus, by the side-side-side congruency postulate, MQP and NQP are congruent.
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