2Hypotenuse-Leg Theorem (HL) If the hypotenuse and leg of a right triangle are congruent to the hypotenuse and leg of a second triangle, then the two triangles are congruent.AMhypotenuselegleghypotenusePNlegCBleg
3OR A M hypotenuse leg hypotenuse P N C B leg A M hypotenuse leg
4Examples: Determine if the triangles are congruent Examples: Determine if the triangles are congruent. State the postulate or theorem.
5Postulates and Theorems We Know Now: - three sides- two sides & the included angle- two angles and the included side- two angles and the non-included side- hypotenuse and leg of a right triangleSSSSASASAAASHL