
Congruent figures
are the same size and shape. 

These 2
rectangles are Congruent.
They are the exact same size and shape. 

These 2
circles are Congruent.
They are the exact same size and shape. 

These 2
triangles are Congruent.
They are the exact same size and shape. 
Similar figures
have the same shape,
but are not the same size.

These 2
rectangles are Similar.
They are the same shape, but not the same size. 

These 2
circles are
Similar.
They are the same shape, but not the same size. 

These 2
triangles are Similar.
They are the same shape, but not the same size. 

Remember: 
Congruent figures are the same size and shape.
Similar figures are the same shape, but not the
same size. 
Click on the shapes for practice.
