# The HA (Hypotenuse Angle) Theorem: Proof, Explanation, & Examples

Instructions:

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### The hypotenuse angle theorem is only applicable with which of the following types of triangles?

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### 2. What additional information do you need to be given to prove that triangle PQS is congruent to triangle SRP using the HA theorem?

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The hypotenuse angle theorem is a key component to knowing if two triangles are congruent, and this quiz will test you on that very theorem.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This hypotenuse angle theorem quiz tests your ability to:

• Recall the types of triangles that the hypotenuse angle theorem applies to
• Know what additional information is needed to prove that two given triangles are congruent using the hypotenuse angle theorem
• Determine what must also be true if a given triangle is congruent to another triangle
• Understand what is and is not true if a given triangle is congruent to another triangle

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information in the lesson on the hypotenuse angle theorem
• Critical thinking - use this information to consider if something is or is not true considering that one triangle is congruent to another
• Information recall - remember the knowledge you have gained regarding the HA theorem