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Create 2 congruent triangles (Posted on 2017-10-31) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Given two segments in the same plane: AB and CD, of equal length.
Find point O such that the triangles AOB & COD are congruent.

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re: Solution (spoiler) | Comment 3 of 4 |
(In reply to Solution (spoiler) by Steve Herman)

Look at the diagram



Well, the point labeled E is the A of the puzzle, but the point is, the intersection of EB (consider as AB) with DC does not form a common third vertex with the two lines to make two congruent triangles. You need the intersection of the lines' perpendicular bisectors.

  Posted by Charlie on 2017-10-31 10:30:21
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