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Grade 3 - Mathematics
8.9 Congruent and Symmetric Figures

  1. When two figures are exactly the same, they are said to be congruent.
  2. When a figure can be folded into equal pieces, then it is said to be symmetric.
  3. The line along which the figure is folded is called the line of symmetry.
Example: How many lines of symmetry does this figure have?

Answer: 4


Directions: Answer the following. Also draw at least five symmetric figures and show their line of symmetry.
Q 1: Two figures that are exactly the same shape and size are said to be
different
similar
congruent

Q 2: How many lines of symmetry does a circle have?

90
10
15
more than you can count

Q 3: These two figers are congruent.

True
False

Q 4: Are the two triangles in the figure congruent? (hint: sometimes you have to turn the figure around to see if it is congruent with another)

no
yes

Q 5: In a symmetrical figure the folded line is called
diameter
the line of symmetry
radius

Q 6: When a figure can be folded in half and both halves match the figure is said to be
different
exact match
symmetrical

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