congruent figures


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congruent figures

[kən¦grü·ənt ′fig·yərz]
(mathematics)
Two geometric figures (plane or solid), one of which can be made to coincide with the other by a rigid motion in space.
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Emma did not provide information regarding the structure of this proposed lesson on congruent figures.
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Marjorie Adamczyk's classes of fourth and fifth graders had just explored examples of similar and congruent figures when she posed this problem.