## Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 1 - Tools of Geometry - 1-3 Measuring Segments - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 24

#### Answer

They are congruent (both segments are 8 units long)

#### Work Step by Step

To find the length of a segment, find the positive difference of the two points. For ZX, we have $|1-(-7)|=|1+7|=|8|=8$ For WY, we have $|5-(-3)|=|5+3|=|8|=8$ They are congruent.

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