Corresponding Parts of Congruent Triangles are Congruent
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒr.əˈspɒn.dɪŋ pɑɹtz ʌv kənˈgru.ənt ˈtraɪˌæŋ.gəlz ɑɹ kənˈgru.ənt/ Explain
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Are the any configurations of the congruent triangles where the corresponding parts are not congruent?
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CPCTC is an abbreviation of the phrase,
are congruent.' This means if two triangles are the same, then
each of their corresponding parts are also the same.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, CPCTC. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 50. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- Ray C. Jurgensen, Richard G. Brown and John W. Jurgensen. Geometry. pp 117-118. Houghton Mifflin McDougal Littell. January 2000. Last Accessed 6/25/2018. Buy the book
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Corresponding Parts of Congruent Triangles are Congruent. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/c/cpctc.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
6/25/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, updated GeoGebra apps. (McAdams, David E.)
1/21/2010: Added "References". (McAdams, David E.)
12/2/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)