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Finish the proof that <WZX `cong` <YXZ by filling in the missing statements and...

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novjb | Salutatorian

Posted July 4, 2013 at 1:19 AM via web

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Finish the proof that <WZX `cong` <YXZ by filling in the missing statements and reasons.

Statements                                      Reasons

1. Segment WZ`cong` segment YX              1.Given

2.________                                     2.Given

3.________                                     3.Reflexive Property of Segment Congruence

4.Triangle WXZ`cong` triangle YZX            4._____________

5.________                                    5.Corresponding parts of `cong`triangles are `cong`

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llltkl | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted July 4, 2013 at 1:50 AM (Answer #1)

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Statements                                      Reasons

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1. Segment WZ`cong` segment YX           1.Given

2. Segment WX`cong`segment YZ           2.Given

3. Segment XZ`cong`segment XZ            3.Reflexive Property of

                                                        Segment Congruence

4. Triangle WXZ`cong`triangle YZX           4. SSS postulate

5. <WZX`cong`<YXZ                               5.Corresponding parts of `cong`

                                                         triangles are `cong`

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