Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 4 - Congruent Triangles - 4-6 Congruence in Right Triangles - Lesson Check - Page 261: 3


No, we do not know if these triangles are congruent to one another.

Work Step by Step

With these two triangles, we see that two of the sides of one triangle are congruent to two sides on the other triangle; however, we cannot use the hypotenuse-leg theorem because we don't know if these two triangles are right triangles or not, so we do not know if one of these sides is the hypotenuse or not.
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