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Congruent Triangles
Question Paper 1

Level GCSE
Exam Board Edexcel
Subject Mathematics
Topic Geometry and Measures
Sub-Topic Congruent Triangles
Booklet Question Paper 1

Time Allowed: 30 minutes

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1. Diagram NOT
C accurately drawn

B
O

AOC and BOD are diameters of a circle, centre O.


Prove that triangle ABD and triangle DCA are congruent.

(Total 3 marks)

2.
A B P

Q D C

ABCD is a parallelogram.
ABP and QDC are straight lines.
Angle ADP = angle CBQ = 90q
(a) Prove that triangle ADP is congruent to triangle CBQ. (3)

(b) Explain why AQ is parallel to PC. (2)

(Total 5 marks)

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3.

ABC is an equilateral triangle.


D lies on BC.
AD is perpendicular to BC.

(a) Prove that triangle ADC is congruent to triangle ADB. (3)

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(b) Hence, prove that BD = AB.
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(2)
(Total 5 marks)

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4.13 ABCD is a rhombus. B

D
C

M and N are points on BD such that DN = MB.


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Prove that triangle DNC is congruent to triangle BMC.

(Total 3 marks)

5.
P

S T
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Q R

PQ = PR.
S is the midpoint of PQ.
T is the midpoint of PR.
Prove triangle QTR is congruent to triangle RSQ.

(Total 3 marks)

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6. ABCD is a parallelogram.

A D

B C

E is the point where the diagonals AC and BD meet.

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Prove that triangle ABE is congruent to triangle CDE.

(Total 3 marks)

7. A
Diagram NOT
accurately drawn

L M

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B N C

The diagram shows a triangle ABC.

LMNB is a parallelogram where


L is the midpoint of AB,
M is the midpoint of AC,
and N is the midpoint of BC.

Prove that triangle ALM and triangle MNC are congruent.


You must give reasons for each stage of your proof.
(Total 3 marks)