Resource 2: Examples of congruent shapes

Teacher resource for planning or adapting to use with pupils

If two shapes are congruent, they are identical in both shape and size.


Which of the following shapes are congruent?


  • A and G
  • D and I
  • E and J
  • C and H

Remember that shapes can be congruent even if one of them has been rotated (as in A and G) or reflected (as in C and H).

Adapted from: BBC Schools, Website

Resource 1: Some Nigerian fabric patterns

Resource 3: Translation